Nursing home residents are to be allowed have visitors for the first time in three months.

 

From June 15th, where there's no Covid-19 outbreak, family members will be able to see their relatives if they follow strict new guidelines.

 

Indoor visits once a week by two people will be allowed, with only one visitor present at any one time, and must be pre-arranged and last less than half an hour.

 

Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan, says the restrictions have been especially tough on older people in nursing homes:

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