Covid-19 and the Danish solution: ‘To get our society going, we are mostly using quick tests now’

Denmark’s experience shows a way forward for the Irish hospitality sector. But with Nphet strongly opposed to antigen testing and the notion of Covid-19 vaccine certs already proving controversial, what options are left?

People enjoying the weather on the waterfront in Copenhagen. Picture: Getty

Martin Davidsen’s voice crackled down the line from Copenhagen, as he apologised for the noise those behind him were making while he took the Business Post’s call.

“Sorry, let me just get out of the exhibition space and find somewhere quieter,” the head of visitor service at the National Museum of Denmark said. “We have a new Viking exhibition here and it’s very busy.”

Danes and their visitors have been milling around cultural institutions like ...