Tomás Ryan: Travel is the weak link in our battle to defend ourselves against Covid

We‘re proving good at lockdown, but it will all be for nothing if we don’t become good at enforcing travel restrictions

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Tomás Ryan

15th November, 2020
Tomás Ryan: Travel is the weak link in our battle to defend ourselves against Covid
We need to bring infection numbers down, and then keep them down. The most effective way of reducing case numbers is lockdown. Picture: RollingNews.ie

Three weeks, and then what? We are halfway through lockdown 2, what is the plan? We don’t seem to have one. Any good strategy must be about preventing a third lockdown, without requiring the collective punishment of the business community.

There are two questions we need to ask ourselves: how do we want to spend 2021? and what mistakes did we make in 2020 to end up here?

We have a clear choice between spending the...

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