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# zero-covid - This year 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 8,836 Views 0 Comments

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

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 25,217 Views 50 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 - Last year 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 38,199 Views 58 Comments

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

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 52,973 Views 33 Comments

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

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 25,068 Views 0 Comments

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

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 91,066 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 1st 2021, 10:07 PM 58,312 Views 94 Comments

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

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 62,266 Views 160 Comments

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

'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 23,133 Views 50 Comments

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

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 24,500 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.

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 32,758 Views 92 Comments

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

# zero-covid - All time

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 46,019 Views 92 Comments

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