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:lol: It got like that here last year. Mind you, if you're not going out, who cares what your hair looks like.

How is it going for you over there? We had a long lockdown but basically it is worth it to be virtually covid free. Winter is the best time for lockdown too.
We still have little break outs occasionally from the pesky overseas travellers who return but on the whole, life is almost back to normal. We all wear masks at shops etc and I think that helps a lot to stop anything spreading, not just covid. :D

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Hya C'... It still ain't that clever, if a lot of people stuck by the rules we may have been on the mend, soon as the % dropped a little everyone in London was out celebrating and up it went again, if we are not careful we could be in lockdown another year, and of course we still have them boat people coming over all potential carriers, but our Government is more concerned about British people being out of their limit zone... Good to see all is well C' take care... 👍👏👏

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You know, there was a time in August last year when our city of Melbourne had almost as many cases as the whole of the UK.
That's when we went into hard lockdown, which i must admit took a while to kick in but by late Nov we were down to zero community cases.

The one thing I think we did right was to close borders. People in Melb couldn't travel more than 5km from home, let alone into regional areas of the state and all other states were shut to us. But it did keep covid contained to mainly Melbourne.
If you want to knock it on the head in UK, you would need to stop all overseas people coming in unless they went into quarantine for 14 days. We have that and it is for returning Australians only, no foreign holiday makers etc. Well, except for the tennis players and didn't they put up a whinge about quarantine. :twisted:
But yes, you need to stop people coming into UK.

Where did the Lononders celebrate? Everything was shut here during the hard lockdown-pubs, restaurants etc
Opened up a lot more now.

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Boris eased the Lockdown and opened certain stuff, these people with money think they were exempt from thr virus, during this lockdown Boris is under certain pressure to open schools and colleges, but that's where it soared in the first place, our stupid Government are running about like headless chickens don't have a clue what's going on. The first lockdown we were in quarantined for around 5 month, the %s dropped so did the brains of some people as it soared again but some people just didn't listen and we were back where we started, over 100.000 deaths in UK, mind they were putting nearly every death down to Covid, WHY I don't know, The virus is stabilising a bit, but not going down so more must be done to get the percentages down, even then we must keep up these rules to make sure we are at some sort of realistic life back... He is cancelling the tier system soon, good idea or bad I don't know, they are saying holidays will be back in June, I reckon next year more like, if it does happen. This is just the UK, other countries aren't doing so well and little does people realise is this Virus got to be squashed World wide before we can get back to normality as it only takes a few more boat people coming in and we will be back to square one... 👍🌀

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sherri wrote:
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You know, there was a time in August last year when our city of Melbourne had almost as many cases as the whole of the UK.
That's when we went into hard lockdown, which i must admit took a while to kick in but by late Nov we were down to zero community cases.

The one thing I think we did right was to close borders. People in Melb couldn't travel more than 5km from home, let alone into regional areas of the state and all other states were shut to us. But it did keep covid contained to mainly Melbourne.
If you want to knock it on the head in UK, you would need to stop all overseas people coming in unless they went into quarantine for 14 days. We have that and it is for returning Australians only, no foreign holiday makers etc. Well, except for the tennis players and didn't they put up a whinge about quarantine. :twisted:
But yes, you need to stop people coming into UK.

Where did the Lononders celebrate? Everything was shut here during the hard lockdown-pubs, restaurants etc
Opened up a lot more now.
Melbourne has never been anywhere near as close to UK cases Sherri. You must be mixing Melbourne cases with UK deaths?
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andysfootball wrote:
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Melbourne has never been anywhere near as close to UK cases Sherri. You must be mixing Melbourne cases with UK deaths?
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You're right in that it wasn't total numbers of cases, it was daily new active cases. UK had a lot more cases in Aug last year but the tally of new cases on one day back in Aug was not that much higher than melbourne's as we had an explosion at one point.

The interesting thing is, this time last year, Australia had more cases than UK or USA. In fact on 9 Feb 2020 Australia had as many as UK and USA combined. It wasn't a lot. Aust 15, UK 3, USA 12. Canada had 7. I have the screenshots saved but haven't time to go to imgur and get links atm.

If we had all acted a lot faster and a lot harder on those cases and close contacts, it could have been kept in check.

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