Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Questions (8)

Marian Harkin

Question:

8. Deputy Marian Harkin asked the Taoiseach if consideration is being given to lifting Covid-19 restrictions on a county basis or by province subject to and in line with all advice from the NPHET. [6488/20]

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Written answers (Question to Taoiseach)

The Roadmap, and the Principles of Approach to reducing measures set out therein, states that ideally a ‘whole-of-country-approach will be taken, however it also includes potential for a differentiated geographical approach depending on circumstances.

Under the framework, Government will decide what restrictions to ease, at what point in time, having regard to the public health advice of the Department of Health as well as other social and economic considerations.