The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath has said that he believes that the current Level 5 restrictions will give the country our best chance of a decent Christmas.
Speaking on Wednesday, McGrath said that he and the Government are hopeful that case numbers will improve by December 1st and some restrictions could be lifted in time for Christmas.
However he warned that now is not the time to become complacent and we must continue to surpress the virus.
He added that there has been some encouraging signs in recent days.
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