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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:

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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"

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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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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by EDJOHNS » Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:59 pm

splinter wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:35 pm
They are the first in admin but I know of 3 non league sides that have gone bust because of Covid 19 already.

please pray tell ?
FC Oswestry Town. Broxbourne Borough. Swanwick Pentrich Road FC. Solent University,(formally team Solent).

Plenty more now if you would like to have a bit of a search.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by EDJOHNS » Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:29 am

splinter wrote:
Sat Aug 22, 2020 8:06 pm
you took your time didnt you , i had man cold and gout in between
Nowhere near as long as you took to put up this response. I not only had flu and gout, I had forgotten of your existence.
Took me 4 days to reply and it took you 17. Yet you say I took my time.
Strange thought pattern.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Darlo_Pete » Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:01 pm

Looking bad for the north-east, apart from us & Teesside, as restrictions are placed on nearly 2 million people.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Old Git » Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:58 pm

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:01 pm
Looking bad for the north-east, apart from us & Teesside, as restrictions are placed on nearly 2 million people.
Looks only a matter of time before Darlington and Tees Valley follows suit.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Darlo_Pete » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:10 pm

Old Git wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:58 pm
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:01 pm
Looking bad for the north-east, apart from us & Teesside, as restrictions are placed on nearly 2 million people.
Looks only a matter of time before Darlington and Tees Valley follows suit.
I'm involved with Coronavirus 19 swab tests & the levels in Darlington are relatively low. I agree with you that it can only be a question of time before the Tees valley follows suit.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Old Git » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:17 pm

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:10 pm
Old Git wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:58 pm
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:01 pm
Looking bad for the north-east, apart from us & Teesside, as restrictions are placed on nearly 2 million people.
Looks only a matter of time before Darlington and Tees Valley follows suit.
I'm involved with Coronavirus 19 swab tests & the levels in Darlington are relatively low. I agree with you that it can only be a question of time before the Tees valley follows suit.
Good to hear from someone in the know that Darlington is relatively OK but no room for complacency. Glad to hear you have employment Pete.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Darlo_Pete » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:28 pm

Cheers OG. It's a worry when we are surrounded by areas that have issues & there is still a danger that cases could be imported into Darlo. So as you say there is no room for complacency.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by footballlll » Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:30 pm

It makes me so sad that we almost did not have any major sports event this year because of covid. speically the football league
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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by joejaques » Sat Oct 03, 2020 5:03 pm

Does Trump's stupidity in ignoring social distancing and masks qualify as a pre-existing condition and thereby nullify his health insurance? :roll:
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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Old Git » Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:23 pm

Looks like we are heading back in to a full lockdown. Not sure if football will continue but if not we will just have to accept it as part of the bigger picture. There are more important things that concern us all right now.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Darlo_Pete » Mon Jan 04, 2021 6:29 pm

I'd be very surprised if football can continue as it is now. Perhaps the Premiership can continue, but everything below that could be forced to shutdown.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by lo36789 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:22 pm

It's been announced elite football continues...https://twitter.com/talkSPORT/status/13 ... 58311?s=19

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Old Git » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:25 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:22 pm
It's been announced elite football continues...https://twitter.com/talkSPORT/status/13 ... 58311?s=19
Even if the NLN continues it is hard to believe that the leagues below our level will be completed. The teams in the Evostik Premier all have in excess of 30 games to play with no prospect of a return date. Surely that is going to mean no promotion and relegation between our leagues this season.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by lo36789 » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:42 pm

Old Git wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:25 pm
lo36789 wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:22 pm
It's been announced elite football continues...https://twitter.com/talkSPORT/status/13 ... 58311?s=19
Even if the NLN continues it is hard to believe that the leagues below our level will be completed. The teams in the Evostik Premier all have in excess of 30 games to play with no prospect of a return date. Surely that is going to mean no promotion and relegation between our leagues this season.
Look at the step 5 leagues some teams have played 3 or 4 games this season.

Assuming a restart on 15 February (unlikely) that would mean 34/35 games in 15 weeks.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Old Git » Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:06 pm

Grim figures today with 1325 deaths. That is an average home crowd for us.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:22 am

The number of people that have sadly passed away will pass 80k today. If the number of deaths doesn't decrease very quickly, there will be more people that have passed away than live in Darlo, very grim news.

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Re: Coronavirus.

Post by Old Git » Sat Jan 09, 2021 11:16 am

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 2021 7:22 am
The number of people that have sadly passed away will pass 80k today. If the number of deaths doesn't decrease very quickly, there will be more people that have passed away than live in Darlo, very grim news.
Sadly the number of deaths in this pandemic will end up in excess of 100,000 for the UK. If you count Excess Deaths ie the number of people who have died in excess of the average number for the last year I am pretty sure that grim figure has already been surpassed.

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