Tánaiste Leo Varadkar says he thinks we have ‘some reasons to be hopeful’ on Covid-19 rates. He says the Government shouldn’t rush into decisions on new rules as it may emerge that we have already turned a corner under the current restrictions. |
HSE PCR Test Availability as of this morning 8:14
Very important to note that this isn't merely the result significant demand for slots, but is largely due to the withdrawal of 5.5k appointments from the booking system this morning as compared to yesterday.
There is no reason to be hopeful on covid rates, because there is no longer any reason to believe they are in any way accurately capturing the real rate of infection.
The HSE PCR testing system is no longer fit for purpose. Check my tweets to see in detail why.
This question needs to be answered.
Why over the last 2 weeks has the volume of PCR tests offered by the HSE to book online been REDUCING and not increasing.
Why is it scheduled to reduce further still as the next few days progress?
Parallel universe. And mixed messaging .
Listening to advertising for Shows, and pantomimes, and Christmas events .. all luring us to Go, and Come In With The Family.. whilst at the same time .. being Warned not to mix or mingle .
Christmas 2021 is cancelled too.