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Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar delivers stark coronavirus warnings: 'Calm before the storm'

Leo Varadkar delivers stark warnings and calls for unity in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Speaking on St Patrick’s Day, he called for citizens to isolate, for pubs and restaurants to close, and social gatherings to be cancelled. Varadkar also said the most vulnerable would be looked after, insisting banks, government and utilities were there to help Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► Coronavirus – latest updates ► See all our coronavirus coverage ► Support […]

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Ministerial Broadcast by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar about the Covid-19 pandemic

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the coronavirus emergency is likely to go on well beyond 29 March and could go on for months into the summer. In a special Ministerial Briefing broadcast on St Patrick’s Day, he said that “this is the calm before the storm and the surge will come”. His address comes after 69 new cases were confirmed in the Republic, bringing the overall number to 292. The broadcast was made under Section 122 of […]

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