Ireland’s pro-lockdown health minister has said that he may reintroduce forced mask-wearing lockdown measures ostensibly to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Stephen Donnelly, Ireland’s pro-lockdown Minister for Health, has said that he may reintroduce forced mask-wearing ostensibly to curb the spread of the Chinese coronavirus, telling the public to “never say never” in regards to the restrictions.
According to a report by the Irish Independent, Donnelly warned that forced mask-wearing in shops and public transport may be reintroduced if deemed necessary by Irish state mandarins.
“You couldn’t rule that out,” the minister told the publication on Sunday. “It’s not where we’re at, but you can never say never.”
While the Fianna Fáil minister noted that he was not receiving such recommendations to reintroduce the