The spreading coronavirus.....

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Re: The spreading coronavirus.....

Post by Aughnanure » Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:21 pm

The latest up here is that all non-essential meetings of more than a few people are banned, 5 people for weddings and ten for funerals and consequently, our SSAA branch annual general for next weekend is cancelled as also will be the pistol shoot on Sunday.

The island state, Tasmania has also closed its borders and the smaller island communities have been isolated for their own protection.
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Re: The spreading coronavirus.....

Post by Aughnanure » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:54 pm

Went to the local Coles supermarket this morn and was met at the entrance by a young lady who asked me if I was familiar with the new rules.
Negative; so she told me that I had to keep 1.5 metres distant from other customers and that I must use a basket or a trolley.
I complied and put the wrapped bread and the sealed 3ltre of milk in the basket, went to the checkout and then carried the bread and milk to the car, sans basket.
No one said a word to the woman customer who was sorting through the apples 'till she found ones to her liking.

I see the basket/trolley thing as a "Feel Good" and an example of "We are doing something".
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Re: The spreading coronavirus.....

Post by Niner » Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:41 am

The thing that gets me is that the people who are doing the talking clearly have no idea how things are going to progress or when there will be a turn in the peak graft that they are fond of showing as it rises. If a national tv sports expert were to say something like this he would be laughed out of the business: " The New York Yankees could lose 50 or 100 games this season ...or it could get worse. They already lost two of the the first six games. Just stay home and abandon all hope until the season ends some day. "

From the AP:

The coronavirus outbreak could kill 100,000 to 200,000 Americans, the U.S. government’s top infectious-disease expert warned on Sunday, as authorities urged people in and around the nation’s deadliest hot spot, New York City, to limit their travel to contain the scourge.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, made the dire prediction on CNN’s “State of the Union,” adding that millions in the U.S. could become infected.

As of Sunday morning, the U.S. had about 125,000 infections and 2,200 deaths, according to the running tally kept by Johns Hopkins University, though the true number of cases is thought to be higher, because of testing shortages and mild cases that may have gone unrecognized or unreported.
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Re: The spreading coronavirus.....

Post by Aughnanure » Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:56 am

We are now limited to meetngs/groups/ whatever of only two people; what can two people do?

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Re: The spreading coronavirus.....

Post by Niner » Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:53 pm

The AP had this story today about Governor Eric Garcetti greeting Navy hospital ship Mercy in Los Angeles on a day he shuts LA down and threatened to arrest any business owner that doesn't comply. Notice the hat he is wearing. Wonder if he knows who the Sullivan Brothers were? Hardly encouraging since their claim to fame is that they all went down in the same ship.

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Re: The spreading coronavirus.....

Post by Niner Delta » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:16 pm

WA state has the 2nd most virus deaths, 3rd most cases. The idiotgovernor (yes, one word)
of the state had asked Trump to send one of the only 2 Navy hospital ships to Seattle. But since
the liberals have made this a sanctuary state and fights the Feds about any and every immigration
issue and pisses off Trump at every turn, obviously Trump sent the 2 ships to L.A. and NYC......
And I don't blame him!!
Thanks a lot governor, he is such an asshole...... :roll:


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Re: The spreading coronavirus.....

Post by DuncaninFrance » Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:46 am

What about this :lol:
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AND of the four :roll: on the motorbike only one helmet!!!!

This is for Eoin in particular :razz: :razz: :razz:
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Re: The spreading coronavirus.....

Post by Niner » Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:45 am

Apparently it isn't against the law to ride four on a motorcycle in most of the world. Wonder where the cop got the virus helmet?
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Re: The spreading coronavirus.....

Post by DuncaninFrance » Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:42 am

CHINA!
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Re: The spreading coronavirus.....

Post by Aughnanure » Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:25 am

Duncan,

I'll show that picture to my wife when she comes home on Saturday'

Two cases in Inverell where she is nursing but, thankfully, both are home isolated and not requiring hospital help, although the hospital has set up a couple of isolation rooms.

Two cases also in Glen Innes, I don't know their status yet.
I'm taking the Government's advice and staying at home.

Queensland is the latest State to shut gunshops but held compulsory Local Council elections on Saturday, thus ensuring that many people would be out and interacting.

Hypocrisy springs to mind.
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