Saturday September 19, 2020

Comment: New Covid-19 plan cannot become another Roadmap of Confusion

A sample of TDs would struggle to list all the rules and regulations correctly at this stage

14th September, 2020
It is not surprising that Taoiseach Micheál Martin has found himself having to promise ‘simple messaging‘ for his new framework launch. Picture: Sasko Lazarov/Rollingnews.ie

Six months after the shock lockdown in March, it’s hardly news that there would be a new official “bells and whistles” plan to manage Covid-19, as the country faces into the winter period, a time which always adds huge stress to the health system. It’s the least that might be expected in the teeth of a continuing pandemic.

But, this new plan is built on the shaky ground of...

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