Sep 18, 2021, 03:22 PM
Did I ever say anything about being "proud of"? I just picked a country that seems reasonably comparable to NSW.Anyway, that's not the point. My point is, we can easily live with 500 cases a day ONCE WE HAVE A HIGH VACCINATION RATE because vaccines prevent people who catch COVID from getting seri...
Sep 18, 2021, 02:31 PM
Correct, because like many European countries, they are facing a huge issue with vaccine hesitancy. That's why they haven't even reached 70% yet. It looks like Australia will have no problem achieving more than 80%. So, we are in a much better position. But the point is, 2000 cases a day in ...
Sep 18, 2021, 12:57 PM
These are completely arbitrary and random numbers and their meaning changes entirely as vaccination rates increase. 500 cases a day might be a problem for our hospital system if the population is completely unvaccinated. But 500 cases a day are no problem at all when over 80% of our population ar...
Sep 18, 2021, 11:55 AM
Firstly, in proportion to the number of handled arrivals, Victoria had more hotel quarantine breaches than any other state.Secondly, it is a big difference whether we aim for zero cases or not. NSW and VIC have given up on achieving zero cases and are just "flattening the curve" now. That complet...
Sep 17, 2021, 08:40 PM
Exactly. We have tens of thousands of people who caught COVID locally and all their close contacts in home quarantine right now. So, why are we treating overseas arrivals so differently? I don't see how such inconsistent policies can be based on science and health advice.
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