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#zero covid

# zero-covid - Monday 28 February, 2022

Vaccinated citizens travelling to New Zealand will no longer need to isolate
# Zero Covid
# Zero Covid

Vaccinated citizens travelling to New Zealand will no longer need to isolate

Feb 28th 2022, 2:00 PM 8,829 Views 0 Comments

Tourists are still not allowed to travel to the country, and unvaccinated travellers have to stay in hotel quarantine.

# zero-covid - Sunday 9 January, 2022

Port city near Beijing begins mass testing of 14 million residents after Omicron cases found
# Zero Covid
# Zero Covid

Port city near Beijing begins mass testing of 14 million residents after Omicron cases found

Jan 9th 2022, 6:45 PM 25,181 Views 49 Comments

China has stepped up its zero-tolerance Covid strategy in the run-up to the Winter Olympics, which open in Beijing on 4 February.

# zero-covid - Monday 4 October, 2021

New Zealand drops 'Covid zero' goal after Delta outbreak
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

New Zealand drops 'Covid zero' goal after Delta outbreak

Oct 4th 2021, 7:45 AM 38,193 Views 58 Comments

Jacinda Ardern said that a Delta outbreak had been a “game changer” and that a new approach was needed.

# zero-covid - Thursday 19 August, 2021

New Zealand says it has solved Covid outbreak 'puzzle'
# Jacinda Ardern
# Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand says it has solved Covid outbreak 'puzzle'

Aug 19th 2021, 9:25 AM 52,958 Views 33 Comments

Investigations have narrowed down the origin of the outbreak to a person who arrived from Sydney.

# zero-covid - Thursday 25 March, 2021

FactCheck: No, the Tánaiste did not say lockdown would continue 'indefinitely'
# Zero Covid
# Zero Covid

FactCheck: No, the Tánaiste did not say lockdown would continue 'indefinitely'

Mar 25th 2021, 6:00 AM 25,037 Views 0 Comments

Leo Varadkar was talking about the Zero Covid strategy and mandatory hotel quarantine.

# zero-covid - Friday 5 March, 2021

Professor Sam McConkey: Ten steps we should take to rid Ireland of Covid for good
# Opinion
# Opinion

Professor Sam McConkey: Ten steps we should take to rid Ireland of Covid for good

Mar 5th 2021, 7:00 AM 91,040 Views 0 Comments

Professor Sam McConkey outlines ways to make Ireland a world leader in the Zero Covid approach to this pandemic.

# zero-covid - Monday 1 March, 2021

Zero Covid would require 2km limit, closed schools and 'months and months' of Level 5 – Donnelly
# Zero Covid
# Zero Covid

Zero Covid would require 2km limit, closed schools and 'months and months' of Level 5 – Donnelly

Mar 1st 2021, 10:07 PM 58,289 Views 93 Comments

The health minister said Zero Covid is “just not possible” to achieve.

# zero-covid - Monday 15 February, 2021

Poll: Should Ireland adopt a Zero-Covid strategy?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland adopt a Zero-Covid strategy?

Feb 15th 2021, 11:25 AM 62,239 Views 160 Comments

Zero-Covid involves the complete elimination of community transmission of the virus.

# zero-covid - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

'We need a change in approach': Dáil hears debate on zero-Covid strategy
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'We need a change in approach': Dáil hears debate on zero-Covid strategy

Feb 10th 2021, 12:18 PM 23,115 Views 50 Comments

The Labour tabled a motion calling for a “national aggressive Covid-19 suppression strategy”.

# zero-covid - Friday 29 January, 2021

Opinion: The case for Zero Covid - have we reached a tipping point?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Opinion: The case for Zero Covid - have we reached a tipping point?

Jan 29th 2021, 6:00 PM 24,484 Views 90 Comments

UCC’s Professor Ivan Perry says the idea that a Zero Covid approach offers a ‘false promise’ for the elimination of the virus is just wrong.

# zero-covid - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'
# Non-runner
# Non-runner

Taoiseach: 'Zero-Covid strategy is not possible or sustainable'

Jan 26th 2021, 7:57 PM 32,736 Views 92 Comments

NPHET does not recommend such a strategy, says Micheál Martin.

# zero-covid - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Why is Ireland choosing a 'seesaw' approach to tackling Covid-19?
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Why is Ireland choosing a 'seesaw' approach to tackling Covid-19?

Oct 21st 2020, 12:05 AM 45,989 Views 92 Comments

The Taoiseach said certain approaches, such as ‘Zero Covid’ or herd immunity, are not realistic for Ireland.