Many of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions could be lifted in six weeks’ time, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has indicated.
The public will reach maximum vaccine protection from the end of next month, which should clear the way for a return to normality, including the scrapping of Covid certs for pubs and restaurants.
CMO Dr Tony Holohan said that imminent events like the All-Ireland football final should be confined only to fully vaccinated people.
But he also said the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) would not have a major concern with an event like Electric Picnic going ahead once everyone in attendance was vaccinated.
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