Skip to comments.UK Still Won’t Accelerate Re-Opening Despite COVID Deaths Dropping Below Road Accident Fatalities
Posted on 04/21/2021 8:48:39 AM PDT by george76
Data not dates?
Despite new figures showing the daily number of COVID-19 deaths in the UK dropping below those from road accidents, the government is still refusing to accelerate the lifting of lockdown restrictions.
The average number of daily deaths now stands at 25 a day with COVID cases dropping 94 per cent from the peak. On Monday, the UK recorded just four total deaths.
“By comparison, the UK records an average of around five deaths from road accidents daily,” reports the Telegraph.
The government has continually insisted it will prioritize “data not dates” in deciding when the measures should be relaxed, although that argument seems to immediately dissipate when the data favors re-opening quicker.
“We’ve been told regularly, that we are following the data, not the dates, but sadly, it seems to be the other way around,” said Conservative MP Pauline Latham. “Derbyshire there are huge swathes of villages and towns, that have no Covid whatsoever, and that’s repeated over all sorts of areas of the country.”
“We do need to start getting businesses back to normal. We need to get hospitality businesses fully functioning, and using their indoor spaces,” she added.
Last week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson claimed that lockdown restrictions and not vaccine rates were to thank for the country’s plummeting COVID cases, despite data showing cases were already falling before each successive lockdown.
Many took this as a sign that Johnson will be pressured into placing the country on lockdown yet again in the Autumn if there is another wave of the virus.
The government’s timetable for re-opening promises an end to all restrictions and social distancing measures on June 21, although events are already planned after this date that will require limited attendance, social distancing and masks.
Many fear that the restrictions will never truly be lifted given that the precedent has now been set that the state can place the entire population under de facto house arrest at the drop of a hat.
Boris is clearly P-whipped by his leftist girlfriend. She decides National policies and is his puppet-master, IMHO.
We are not as far behind the UK, as we are behind Israel, in our vaccination Program.
We should be entering our final approach period of declining cases and deaths in the coming weeks. Israel is already effectively over with COVID.
COVID after party on the 4th of July.
We have clearly gone beyond the science.
It is starkly evident now....
Countries doing well in vaccinations are seriously declining new infections. Countries behind in vaccinations (Brazil, India and many others) are seriously infecting more people.
Thank you president Trump for pushing warp speed availability of covid-19 vaccines in world record short time.
In San Francisco, THREE TIMES as many people died from drug overdoses than Covid-19 last year:
While COVID-19 deaths have the potential for exponential growth due to the nature of a viral pandemic, they are dwarfed by the number of people who have died from drug overdoses in the city this year.
San Francisco overdose deaths far outpaced COVID ... -
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1 day ago — (The Center Square) – Nearly three times as many people died from accidental drug overdoses in San Francisco in 2020 than from the coronavirus, ... 12-month period, the CDC reported in its end-of-year health advisory ...
May 2047: Just two more weeks.. Honest. ~ Tyrants.
Not about a virus..
What’s laughable is that over 40 percent of the public would vote “Conservative” in the next election.
I haven’t seen numbers that good since the National Socialists in Germany after the Reichstag Fire in 1933.
Disagree. Boris Johnson was a worthless CINO from day one. US conservatives who drank the ”UK version of Trump” Kool-Aid got punk’d.
The UK hasn’t had a “Conservative” government consisting of actual conservatives since Margaret Thatcher was in power.
Not about a virus..
It never was about a virus and to protect our loved ones and us.
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