New Omicron precautionary measures are welcome

By The Canberra Times
December 26 2021 - 6:30pm
There's positive news amid Omicron uncertainty. Picture: Shutterstock

While the desire of many state and territory governments not to derail the Christmas plans of millions with tough measures to control the spread of the Omicron COVID-19 variant was understandable, the reintroduction of mask mandates, capacity limits, QR codes and the like as we move into the New Year is sensible and appropriate.