Details of the Government’s medium term Covid-19 plan are expected to be finalised today.
The framework will set out five levels of the virus and related restrictions that will apply across the country for the next six to nine months.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said that living with the coronavirus will be normal for a considerable time.
The Cabinet subcommittee on Covid-19 meets again to discuss the details in the new plan for living with the virus.
The final version will be agreed at a full Cabinet meeting tomorrow and then made public.
It is understood it is possible that Dublin could be placed on a higher level of the plan due to the prevalence of the disease in the capital.
That would mean some extra measures in force.
A further 255 cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Ireland yesterday, with 156 of these cases in Dublin. It brings the total number of Covid-19 cases in Ireland to 30,985.
It is expected that the Government will adopt the National Public Health Emergency Team’s recommendation further limiting visitors to homes in the capital.
That would mean only allowing six people from two households rather than three.
Tomorrow’s plan is also set to provide for a return of spectators to matches, with 500 allowed at club level and 5,000 for a large stadium like Croke Park.
Gardai are increasing high visibility patrols in Dublin as part of the efforts to reduce the spread of Covid-19.
Over the last week, 57% of the new coronavirus cases in the country occurred in Dublin.Tags: