Level-5 restrictions to remain in place until March 5 Taoiseach confirms
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has confirmed that Level 5 lockdown restrictions will continue up until March 5.
The Taoiseach confirmed this news as he spoke to reporters while on his way to a Cabinet meeting in Leinster House this morning.
The reason behind the decision he explained, was the need to ease the pressure on our hospitals and healthcare services.
“As has been flagged,” the Taoiseach said, “the restrictions will continue to the 5th of March.
“Obviously (we) have to reduce transmission in the community. We need that to continue
“People need to stay at home, and people need to collectively work as they have been to get the numbers down so that we can relieve the pressures on the hospitals”, the Taoiseach concluded.