This decision follows an appeal by the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) to former health care workers who had left the profession to return to the medical profession to help deal with the pandemic that is also raging. in Ireland
Varadkar worked as a doctor for seven years before leaving the profession to become a politician. His name was removed from the medical register in 2013.
His office has now revealed that he joined the medical register in March and has volunteered his services to the Irish Health Service Executive to work.
Ireland confirmed an additional 21 deaths from the coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total to 158, while disease cases rose to 4,994.