It means people with COVID-19 are not legally obligated to isolate, positive test results no longer need to be reported to authorities and mask guidelines have been walked back for schools.
- Yara Murray-Atfield and Sian Johnson
For many wanting to put the pandemic behind them, it’s welcome news, while for others it means an increased state of anxiety.
Leading epidemiologist and director of the Doherty Institute, Sharon Lewin, says it’s an appropriate move for the current situation.
“It’s a clear sign we’re in a…