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Why Lockdown II is a letdown with infections staying stubbornly high

Eilish O'Regan


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The building industry shut down in the first lockdown, perhaps helping to slow the Covid spread. Photo: Arthur Carron

The building industry shut down in the first lockdown, perhaps helping to slow the Covid spread. Photo: Arthur Carron

The building industry shut down in the first lockdown, perhaps helping to slow the Covid spread. Photo: Arthur Carron

What do you do when the most powerful weapon you have against rising levels of Covid-19 fails to deliver?

Lockdown this time around is a letdown.

It may still be a last resort but with slightly more than a week to go, having drained so many spirits, it has fallen short of expectations.


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