Sunday 29 March 2020

Covid-19 virus update, 29 March

My spreadsheet from figures at Worldometer 
Oh dear! 69,431 new cases, 3,615 new deaths, so no hint of a break yet.
Is there anything good about this virus? I don’t think so. Some think dialling back globalisation will be a good thing. I doubt it. Extinction Rebellion extremists are saying “Humans are the virus; covid is the answer”. They really are nutters. As far as we know Homo sapiens exist in only one place in the whole universe.
News Roundup:
Australia faces recession and 15% unemployment. No one alive has known that.
Concerns about China’s ‘mask diplomacy
Stretched rubbers
HK gyms cinemas to close tonight. More than four together and you’re arrested.  But we have plenty of beds
Germany doubts Japan numbers
ADDED: Text last night. HKSARG = HK Special Administrative Region Government: