Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Feb. 24
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
DUBLIN -- Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin announced on Tuesday that the current Level-5 or the highest-level COVID-19 restrictions in the country will be further extended until April 5.
Speaking at a press briefing following the conclusion of a cabinet meeting held here on Tuesday afternoon, Martin also announced that childcare services, primary and secondary schools as well as pre-school classes will be reopened in a phased way starting from March 1. (Ireland-COVID-19-Restriction)
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