Covid-19: Any new restrictions may need to come early - CMO

Some Covid-19 restrictions, such as social distancing, may need to be reintroduced in Northern Ireland from January, the chief medical officer has warned.

Sir Michael McBride, speaking on BBC NI's The View programme, said they may be required to tackle the highly transmissible Omicron variant.

Three cases of the variant have so far been recorded in Northern Ireland.

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