Number of Covid-19 cases caused by foreign travel is likely far higher than Government claims
Way in which new infections are counted could lead to a considerable under-reporting of imported cases
The number of Covid-19 infections caused by foreign travel is likely to be far higher than the Government is claiming, due to Covid-case counting rules.
Last week, Leo Varadkar, the Tánaiste, told the Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting that international travel accounts for “one per cent or less” of Covid-19 cases in the country. Other government ministers have made similar statements.
Their position is backed up by figures from the HSE’s...
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