Holohan to brief party leaders as Omicron variant ‘likely’ in Ireland

The coalition leaders will meet with the chief medical officer later today to discuss the variant and the wider Covid-19 situation

29th November, 2021
Holohan to brief party leaders as Omicron variant ‘likely’ in Ireland
The coalition leaders will meet with chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan later today to discuss the variant and the wider situation ahead of a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) on Thursday. Picture: RollingNews.ie

Government leaders are to be briefed by Dr Tony Holohan, the chief medical officer, this evening as concerns rise over the likely presence of the Covid-19 variant Omicron in Ireland.

The coalition leaders will meet with Holohan later to discuss the variant and the wider situation ahead of a meeting of the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) on Thursday.

Stephen Donnelly, the Health Minister, said this morning “it is likely” that the new variant...

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