Freedom of Information Response – FOI 22/21
Why are we being locked down for a disease that was declassified as a
HCID in March 2020? Going by your own website covid19 has a low
mortality rate and low infection rate
Do you have any information on the yearly flu deaths being recorded as
covid19? Because the flu has disappeared and the flu is a coronavirus
Why has pneumonia deaths dropped by 90%? Could pneumonia deaths
be called covid19?
Wheres the new evidence masks work? A Danish study and all studies
ive found suggests masks don't work. Just like the government stated
Wheres your evidence lockdowns work? All lockdowns so far have failed
and the dips in case are seasonal that matches the flu season. Also
countries that never lockdown trends are the same as countries that
Why is dying WITH COVID19 being treated as the same as dying FROM
COVID19? There's a huge difference
Wheres your evidence that asymptomatic spread is real and is
What information have you got about the pcr tests are being run at a
higher cycle rate than 30cycles?
What cycle rate are we using?
Your request for information has now been considered by the Public
Health Agency (NI) and I can confirm we do not hold this information.
When considering FOI requests, the Act does not require Public
Authorities to create information to respond to a request which includes
answering questions asking for opinion/views etc, rather it requires
Public Authorities to consider for release information which is readily
available to the Authority and is in a recorded format.
Public Health Agency’s ongoing monitoring of the Coronavirus (Covid-
19) pandemic is published through our weekly COVID-19 Bulletin and
monthly Epidemiological Bulletins, which you can find on our website
here - https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/publications/coronavirus-
You may also wish to refer you to scientific information available on the
Department of Health website:
Please note that the General Register Office for Northern Ireland store
records of deaths in Northern Ireland, and may be in a position to
consider and respond to your request:
Telephone: 0300 200 7890 (from Northern Ireland)
Telephone: 0289 151 3101 (from elsewhere in the UK)
Telephone: +44 2891 513 101 (from outside the UK)
You may also wish to refer to the Northern Ireland Statistics and
Research Agency (NISRA) website for information in relation to Covid-19
deaths: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statistics | Northern Ireland Statistics
and Research Agency (nisra.gov.uk)
In relation to PCR testing, please note that testing for COVID 19 is via
Pillar 1 (HSC laboratories). HSC Trusts should be approached directly
for this – please see contact details in attached Appendix 1 for your
Testing in the Community is via Pillar 2 which the Public Health Agency
co-ordinates on behalf of the National Initiative. Please refer to the
Department of Health and Social Care in London – contact details are
available on the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-
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