Sunday 23 January 2022

Queen Carrie goes full King Cnut: holding back the tide… [not]


How will we go, trying to stop what seems now to be inevitable? Like King Cnut commanding the ride to stop? Especially people deciding not to test at home coz of the Really Bad that happens if you’re positive — Penny’s Bay quarantine for you, and full-building lockdowns for all of your fellow residents. Unprecedented. 
Bottom headline: the mainland is pressing on with Zero Covid, a policy that’s been abandoned everywhere. Save for: New Zealand, Western Australia and of course, us here in Hong Kong. 
Australia abandoned zero-Covid and Omicron is now plunging. Ditto US and UK, most of Europe. 

ADDED: And it doesn’t look too good in those locked down buildings: