I wish the one's in my local Tesco would be a bit more strict, far too many people just ignoring the one way system and doing whatever they feel like.I'm amazed people want to go shopping, if this is the future high street experience then count me out.
It's bad enough doing food shopping and be herded round one way systems by officious supermarket staff.
Excellent news.It’s one thing running away from a sneezer in the supermarket but imagine the terror if you hear the cubicle being flushed without the lid being closed when public toilets are reopened
Without knowing the actual numbers, it's difficult to say if this is a real problem or a sensational headline. If one single person gives it to 3 others, you could legitimately say the R value is 3, even though only 4 people are infected in total.
Ok , but worrying all the same , trying to lock people down who have been released because to they believed their leaders could be interesting .....The Robert Koch Institut, Germany's centre for disease control, said in a report Saturday that the R rate had risen to 1.79 from just 1.06 on Friday, triggered by localised outbreaks.www.dailymail.co.uk
This is the Daily Mail article. It's still a sensational headline, but unlike Sky's, it goes on to explain the full context. When existing cases are very low, the R number can change quite significantly. In Germany's situation it is nowhere near as worrying as the headline suggests.
I could see it all kicking off if we had to increase lockdown further. People's sense of entitlement is far higher than their sense of civic duty.Ok , but worrying all the same , trying to lock people down who have been released because to they believed their leaders could be interesting .....
By and large, the government has stuck with Sage’s caution. This worries those who want the government to do more to revive the economy, hence the suggestions that if the science poses a barrier then it should be ignored. Yet in Sweden, the poster country for those opposed to a stringent lockdown, persistent rises in infections and deaths have led to second thoughts about the wisdom of its more relaxed approach. Those American states that abandoned lockdown early are now seeing new spikes. Even more cautious countries, which have managed the pandemic effectively, are still announcing localised returns to stringency.
At the same time, the health effects of sticking with lockdown would also be severe. Something has to give. The critics have set up as a test case the two-metre social distancing rule.. This has been in place from the start, but strict adherence makes any revival impossible for the hospitality and entertainment sectors, among others.
Let’s hope this becomes more and more common.Bit of a local viewpoint: One of the hospitals nurse wifey works at had, by last friday, declared that their ICU and extra beds in recovery units, op theatres, etc. are completely COVID-19 free. They are restarting elective surgery and diverting coronavirus cases into the other hospitals in the health authority.
She's expecting more coronavirus business sometime, but she's thinking we need to get society moving now.