Saturday September 19, 2020

Analysis: Confusion the only constant in Covid plans

Bespoke plan for Dublin undermines national approach on day one of medium-term strategy

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery
15th September, 2020
Taoiseach Micheál Martin, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly: the Government’s weakness when it comes to clear communications struck again as it launched its plan for living with the virus over the next six to nine months

So now there are five levels for dealing with Covid-19. Or should that be five-and-a-half levels? Or is it six?

The government’s much-highlighted weakness when it comes to clear communications struck again as it launched its medium-term plan for living with the virus over the next six to nine months.

While the overall message that there are five different levels of response depending on how severe the virus is in a particular county...

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