Clare businesses expect to be hurt by the decision to cancel all click & collect services as part of lockdown measures approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday but remain determined to overcome the setback.
Intensified COVID-19 restrictions should not deter the public from presenting with potentially serious illnesses.
Co Clare has experienced a record-level surge of COVID-19 over the past fortnight.
Clare has recorded its highest figure of COVID-19 cases in 24 hour period.
Described as “shining lights in the West,” a number of frontline workers at Ennis Hospital have received the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.
Clare has recorded its second highest ever tally of daily cases of COVID-19.
Severe restrictions as seen in the first wave of Coronavirus have returned following a concerning increase in the spread of the virus.
A “gentle balance” is applied by Clare County Council with improvements to local roads which may not be able to facilitate a large increase in traffic if measures such as passing bays are introduced.
Scheduled surgeries and outpatient appointments at Ennis Hospital, University Hospital Limerick, Nenagh Hospital, St John’s Hospital and Croom Orthopaedic Hospital have been deferred.
New cases of COVID-19 continue to spiral with 5,325 across the country including 89 in Co Clare.