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Six key takeaways from the EU Commission‘s Covid-19 exit plan

The guidelines state that lifting restrictions will ‘unavoidably’ lead to more cases and that the economies of member states must be restarted in phases

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

16th April, 2020
Graffiti in Sutton in Dublin encourages public solidarity during the Covid-19 lockdown. The EU Commission‘s exit plan says member states should seek to coordinate any lifting of restrictions. Picture:

The European Commission has published guidelines for EU member states to ease emergency measures and restrictions put in place to stem the spread of Covid-19. Here are the six key takeaways from the document:

1: Cases will rise

On relaxing containment measures, the commission said it would “unavoidably” lead to an increase in new cases. As a result, it emphasised that extensive monitoring systems would need to be in place to accurately track the...

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