Coronavirus Ireland: Ministers push to slash two metre social distancing rule to one metre

Coronavirus Ireland: Ministers push to slash two metre social distancing rule to one metre

22/05/2020 23:18:00

Coronavirus Ireland: Ministers push to slash two metre social distancing rule to one metre

Ministers have pushed for the 2m social distancing rule to be eased as the government considers lifting more Covid-19 restrictions.

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No no no One mtr is safe shaun_coyle is this your title? It's going to cost a fortune. All the older warning signs, leaflets, paraphernalia, etc to be replaced. 2 metres to 1 metre. What cost...... This would make a big difference for businesses, schools and colleges. I think some European countries already use the 1m rule?

Risk is low for the under 65's.... Average number of drownings in Ireland per year - 124 Number of under 65's who died of covid19 - 93... Too soon. It will happen but not yet Just think of all the posters and signs that were just made over the past few weeks for 2 metres covid rule .I suppose they will just cut them in half ❣😅😅😅😅😅😅no waste.

Name the ministers and if there is another wave of covid let them accept responsibility. Too much push back by vested interests. Cool but as a test can we get all the ministers to do it first to prove its safe before we do it Ministers should be told to fk right off along with the media who are putting lives second to money.

1 metre is fine if everyone wears masks and doesn’t speak..... but we’re Irish... we seem to be allergic to wearing masks and can’t stop talking !! Media, scare mothering, by this incompetent shower is pathetic majority know now ye are scum of the highest order 1 Metre rule has been used in other EU Countries, it needs to happen sooner than later.

Good idea. Next up, ministers advise public to only place a condom on the bottom half of their penis. This is absolute sacrilege and very futile What does the WHO say about distancing distance? 😳 2 microns! Cretins So the pubs can open? 😂😂😂😂😂 One metre,just scrap it altogether. FFS .........What am I going to do with the 2m signs I got printed for work !!!!

One metre or two metres, people will still be uneasy standing close to others for a long time yet The virus thinks the Irish are great craic and said it could meet us halfway at 1m. These freaks are making it up as they go along as your life is destroyed. These numbers were always arbitrary. Take your oxymoron social distancing and shove it.

WHO recommends 1 metre. Would make huge difference to businesses schools restaurants. Economy needs this. Too soon I'm sorry no, unless the scientists say it, you cant change it just to save you're buddy's some money 1 metre? Back to normal so.. Alot of people out moving those foot stickers tomorrow and all those signs telling us what 2 metres look like need addition.. 'This is 2 metres, half this is fine' :D open up ffs before the economy destroyed for generations

Too soon. Nonsense

Taskforce established to help tourism recover from devastation of Covid-19Two metre social distancing rule may prevent hotels reopening, says taskforce member Just copy NZ Why the photo of an airplane? A beach, a museum, a B&B: easily reached by quieter less destructive means of transport.

Cabinet hears 'robust' discussion on two-metre ruleA meeting between ministers and NPHET could be held as soon as next week to facilitate discussions on the Covid-19 physical distancing rule of people remaining two metres apart. Trynna change the rules now when the fight is halfway through People would be really stupid if they comply with the 2 meter BS

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Donald Trump threatens states over postal votingThe president criticised two battleground states trying to make voting easier during the coronavirus crisis. They already allow voting by mail for certain people and he's vague on the 'illegality' arguement. Perhaps you'll get a lot more voters whom you didn't anticipate if they can mail it in, and that is unpredictable.

Coronavirus Ireland Live Updates: Government approves mandatory locator form for passengers arriving from overseasCoronavirus Ireland Live Updates: Government approves mandatory locator form for passengers arriving in Ireland from overseas A form ....... that’ll sort it ! Till when?