Under the government’s new, five-level corona virus plan, Dublin will impose additional restrictions on home visits, indoor gatherings and care home visits when wet pubs in the capital are closed.
“How do we live and how do we deal with the virus?” Said Michael Martin, the government’s Medium Living with Kovid-19 program.
The scale scheme of controls from Level 1 to Level 5 is included, while Level 5 is the hardest. Different levels can be implemented depending on the conditions in the coming months. Currently the country is at level 2.
Despite serious concerns from ministers about the increase in cases in Dublin in the coming weeks, the cabinet withdrew from moving the capital to Level 3 and set several additional conditions for capital without changing the level instead.
“The current Covid numbers in Dublin are very worrying and the government has decided today to introduce additional measures (for the capital),” Martin said.
Tennis leo Varadkar said pubs in other parts of the country would reopen as planned on September 21 and that more than 200 people would be allowed to attend the event at the large Doddoor Stadium in a stadium such as Croke Park.
The virus has increased tenfold in Dublin over the past month. Without preventive measures, “hospital admissions, ICU admissions, and deaths will be the second wave.”
According to Level 2 of the plan, up to 50 people can attend an indoor wedding, six people can visit a house and 15 people can gather in a garden.
On international travel, the state will adopt the EU traffic light system, which will be finalized in Brussels on October 13.
Under the European Union’s travel plan, the government will lift the 14 – day embargo on non-green list countries and adopt pilot systems at airports and ports for replacement passengers.
The plan states that existing plans to expand corona virus testing and detection need to ensure that this additional testing burden does not affect them.
The government has announced that Pandemic Unemployment Payment will be open to new applicants until the end of the year, which is an extension of the previous closing date.
He also announced that the winter plan budget would be $ 600 million, an eight-fold increase from last winter.
“We actually manage as a country to prevent viruses, but this is far from what we first thought. We have to stay in it, but we will get there … All integrated measures will prevent the virus and protect health and life, ”Taoich said.
On Tuesday, Foreign Minister Simon Cowney said, “Officials want to confirm the trends they are seeing in Dublin so that the rapid spread of the virus does not spread to other parts of the country.”
Speaking at the cabinet meeting, Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said, “How do we get leadership from public health doctors to do what we know to prevent this virus and allow people to lead their lives? Protect the health care system, keep schools open, save jobs, save lives. That is what is happening today. “
New health official figures show that Kovid-19 infections are on the rise in Dublin. On the basis of 14 days of events, 95.1 cases per 100,000 people in Dublin were reported, which is much higher than the next Kandy Louth, 66.7 cases per lakh.
According to the latest statistics released by the Center for Health Care Monitoring on Tuesday morning, the number is 50,000 cases per 100,000 nationwide.
The National Public Health Emergency Team reported 208 confirmed corona virus cases Monday night. There were no new deaths.
The number of patients admitted to the hospital increased from 36 to 60 from the beginning of the month, and the number of intensive care units increased from six to 11.