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1422, 19 Dec 20

The Dreaded Tier 4

The insane response to this virus is not limited to our nation. Britain has gone bonkers too.

The planned relaxation of Covid rules for Christmas has been scrapped for large parts of south-east England and cut to just Christmas Day for the rest of England, Scotland and Wales.

From midnight, a new tier four will be introduced in areas including London, Kent, Essex and Bedfordshire.

Those in tier four cannot mix indoors with anyone not from their household.

Elsewhere in England, Scotland and Wales, relaxed indoor mixing rules are cut from five days to Christmas Day.

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The country is set to enterĀ a six-week lockdown from 26 December.

For tier-four areas in England, a stay-at-home order has been issued, with exemptions for those who have to travel to work or for education.

Social mixing will be cut to meeting one person in an open public space.

All non-essential retail will have to close, along with hairdressers, nail bars, indoor gyms and leisure facilities.

People elsewhere will be advised not to travel into a tier-four area.

The evidence is now clear that these types of lockdowns do far more harm than good. They have a mixed result in actually stopping the spread of disease, but they have a very certain result in terms of lost wages, depleted savings, hunger, poverty, mental health issues, crime, suicides, and countless other negative results.

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1422, 19 December 2020

2 Comments

  1. Mar

    Yes, let’s get socialized medicine because everyone will have insurance.
    Can’t be treated, but you are covered.
    Just like in California, where their medical system is pretty much socialized medicine.
    Add socialized medicine with tyrannical dictators and false medical experts, this is what you get.

  2. dad29

    If I were Owen, I’d be shorting the pound HARD.

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