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Dr Cillian de Gascun of the expert group advising the Government recently said if there were 100 new cases a day there could be a rowing back of some of the measures loosening restrictions

Dr Cillian de Gascun of the expert group advising the Government recently said if there were 100 new cases a day there could be a rowing back of some of the measures loosening restrictions

Dr Cillian de Gascun of the expert group advising the Government recently said if there were 100 new cases a day there could be a rowing back of some of the measures loosening restrictions

It could potentially happen in the coming weeks or months that your town or county might find itself on the watch-list for lockdown.

Another blanket national response, where the same restrictive measures are imposed across the country, is not ruled out in the event of a dangerous spread. But the hope is that this draconian move, which is so economically and socially crippling, will not have to be repeated.