Midlands Immunology Professor Says Re-Opening Of Pubs Should Be Reviewed

The highest number of covid cases in a single day in four months were recorded yesterday.

A midlands immunology expert says the decision to reopen pubs should be reviewed after a big spike in Covid-19 cases yesterday. 

307 new cases were recorded - the highest number in a single day in four months. 

The government had earlier confirmed all pubs would be allowed to open on September 21st, after 3,500 were shut for six months. 

Mullingar's Professor Kingston Mills, from Trinity College, says that decision should be re-assessed:

The way we socialise in Ireland has changed forever. 

That's the view of Sean Corrigan, owner of Corrigan's Corner House in Banagher after attending a protest of publicans outside the Dáil. 

Mr. Corrigan says the industry is taking a cautious approach to yesterday's announcement:

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