Coronavirus.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sun May 17, 2020 2:32 pm

Old Git wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 1:27 pm
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 9:06 pm
I've had the Coronavirus Test. It wasn't straightforward & only got the result back yesterday, 11 days after posting the swab, which isn't great. I was only doing the test to give feedback on the process, but surely if you thought you had Coronavirus waiting 11 days is far from ideal.
Hope you were part of some sort of official study to provide feedback on testing. If you were just doing it off your own bat you are a complete bellend.
Yes the Government wanted feedback on how easy the test was to do & because of our market research background, we were well placed to give that on the process. So wind your neck in Andy.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by AndyPark » Sun May 17, 2020 4:35 pm

Behave yourself Pete, you didn’t mention that in your original post did you. You did it for a reaction from others and you got one for the way the post was written.

Idiot.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by joejaques » Sun May 17, 2020 6:47 pm

Surprised it hasn't happened before now, but hopefully this might bring a smile. :roll:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWXRNx5Ypew
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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Darlo_Pete » Mon May 18, 2020 8:54 pm

AndyPark wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 4:35 pm
Behave yourself Pete, you didn’t mention that in your original post did you. You did it for a reaction from others and you got one for the way the post was written.

Idiot.
Oh the irony, being told I'm an idiot by somebody who was banned for being an idiot at our first game of last season. :lol: :lol:

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by AndyPark » Tue May 19, 2020 2:06 pm

Big difference from being chucked out of a football ground to taking potentially life saving tests just to give “feedback” :wtf:

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by lo36789 » Wed May 20, 2020 8:28 am

Don't know if anyone watched the daily briefing yesterday. I think the medics are beginning to fight back after being thrown under the bus for so long.

- effectively confirmed that the advice was not to lift any measures until track & trace is in place (subsequently confirmed that it wasn't a reliable system right now). Basically the advice now is not to reopen schools until this is in place which seems to be being ignored.

- that they advised to prioritise hospital admissions for testing over track and trace in March because of lack of investment / capacity. Effectively ruling out initial suggestions that the advice was the stop testing at that time full stop. Saying stopping testing was based on medical advice was being quite economical with the truth.

- that the capacity to test is an operational issue not a scientific one - so basically a cost and logistics thing. Other countries have demonstrated that it is possible to set it up inside 48hours but we have so far failed to do so.

I do wonder how long it will be before "lead by science" actually meant that the starting point was the science and then the actual decisions which came next weren't necessarily in line with it...so strictly it was lead but just wasn't followed.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Old Git » Wed May 20, 2020 9:14 am

As the pandemic continues it seems to be coming clearer than as a country we were badly prepared to cope with it. It is easy to be wise after the event and is not helpful to play the blame game whilst we are still in the middle of it but lessons will have to be learned for the future.
We must ensure we plan much more for any future similar events. Stocks of PPE must be kept at an adequate level and need to be manufactured in the UK.
The ability to test is vital so we need to have the laboratory capacity in place to be able to do so.
Elderly people must not be discharged into care homes without a test.
If these measures had been in place many lives could have been saved. The government has been playing catch-up since this started and we must not be left with our pants down in future.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by lo36789 » Wed May 20, 2020 9:34 am

I suspect people can excuse a lack of preparedness for the impacts of this - can't really change that now. Others were better prepared ie. South Korea because they saw SARS as a trigger and invested accordingly to prevent something similar.

What I think people will be less likely to excuse is if day-to-day decisions have not been in line with scientific advice at that time. That certainly seemed to be the suggestions being made yesterday.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Darlo_Pete » Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:20 am

I see that the George at Piercebridge has gone into administration, another victim of Coronavirus.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:28 am

Read the Echo Pete - there seems to be controversy about this.
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

Tamworth matchday programme 26 Nov 2011

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Darlo_Pete » Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:59 am

I thought I read that the hotel has been put into administration, what is controversial?

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Darlo_Pete » Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:43 pm

Sad to here that Wigan Athletic have gone into administration & face the prospect of relegation to Div 1. I hope the football authorities are lenient on Wigan & I'm sure Wigan won't be the last club to go into administration over the summer.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by EDJOHNS » Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:00 pm

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:43 pm
Sad to here that Wigan Athletic have gone into administration & face the prospect of relegation to Div 1. I hope the football authorities are lenient on Wigan & I'm sure Wigan won't be the last club to go into administration over the summer.
The authorities have NOT been lenient. They have said if you get relegated this year off your own bat we will relegate you next year and if you are safe this year we will relegate you now anyway.
They are the first in admin but I know of 3 non league sides that have gone bust because of Covid 19 already.

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