Thursday September 24, 2020

Editorial View: Tough lessons to be learned from these sobering fatality figures

The data presented in today’s Business Post is a wake-up call for those who think Ireland has fared better than most other countries in dealing with the coronavirus

14th June, 2020

The excess death figures reported by this newspaper today call for some sober reflection. Ireland‘s hospitals were not overwhelmed, but the figures today suggest that the Covid-19 pandemic has taken a higher toll here than it has in many other European countries

Senior health figures and various government ministers have claimed that Ireland has managed better than many other European countries in respect of Covid-19. That contention is simply not borne out by...

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