The government is being advised to go into a stricter lockdown level for the Easter weekend.
The chairperson of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19, Professor Barry Schoub, says gatherings and festivities during the period could result in increased COVID-19 numbers.
“There is an advisory that at least, temporarily, this sensitive period where there is a vulnerability and a chance, a risk, that we could have a super spreading event with all these festivities that go with the Easter long weekend,” Schoub said.
He says the restrictions are meant as a precaution.
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