Sizeable percentage of population unconvinced on Nphet advice – Latest Sunday Times Poll
At a broader national level, while the vaccination rollout has been proceeding well, the political narrative has in recent weeks switched to the Government’s management of the re-opening of the indoor hospitality sector.
With the reopening of indoor dining complicated by Nphet’s recent advice that only fully vaccinated people should be allowed dine indoors, concerns around the inequitable treatment of the unvaccinated versus the vaccinated have been raised in various quarters, leaving the Government in something of a dilemma as to how to balance the practicalities of real life with public health considerations.
The situation has been compounded by confusion around the use of the EU digital certificate as a means of gaining access to indoor dining, and indeed whether GPs could or should be responsible for issuing certification of having recovered from Covid upon request.
Read more of the Sunday Times / Behaviour & Attitudes Poll for July here.