Booster jabs are working but Omicron could still kill many people, warns Health Minister Stephen Donnelly

Cabinet to meet as new Covid variant rages

Leo McGeough (12), from Castleblaney, holds his vaccination record card after getting his second jab in Co Monaghan. Photo: Liam McBurney/PA

Philip Ryan

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has warned that people are still getting “very sick” and dying from Covid-19 ahead of the Cabinet meeting to discuss the ongoing situation with the Omicron variant.