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The Indo Daily: The Rocky Road to 'Freedom' – will Covid restrictions be lifted?

Amid rising concern about the surge in Covid-19 infections in Ireland, this Friday’s much anticipated relaxation on restrictions including numbers at weddings or social distancing in bars and restaurants is looking less likely by the day. So, what is going on with Covid here and will a delayed or partial relaxation make that much of a difference to us? The Indo Daily finds out


Stock image. Photo: Reuters/Gleb Garanich

Stock image. Photo: Reuters/Gleb Garanich

Stock image. Photo: Reuters/Gleb Garanich

October 22nd was to be a milestone in Ireland’s pandemic-to-epidemic story.

We would have turned a corner with all remaining restrictions in place lifted as society returns to its most normal since March 2020.

Yet rising numbers and an increase in incidence in all age groups, including older age groups, has sparked debate over how safe it is to reopen.

In today’s episode, host Siobhán Maguire is joined by Professor Kingston Mills and Dr Catherine Motherway, to find out what is going on with Covid and will restrictions be lifted?

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