Covid 19 Pandemic - Second Wave Underway
Coronavirus: Lockdown tightened in parts of northern England
And Wigan is one of the places where the Lockdown is being reintroduced, because it is in Greater Manchester, and all because you won't be told will you, skrikin about wearing face masks, and ignoring social distancing rules, and you couldn't wait to get back in the pubs and start infecting each other, could you
Started: 30th Jul 2020 at 21:53
From the complete list it appears that it is where there is a large Asian population. There appears to be a language problem unless claiming benefits then English becomes their FIRST language. Enoch rules OK.
Replied: 30th Jul 2020 at 22:08
Tommy tommy tommy tommy, Listen, England is not the worst, It has had a lot of deaths because, it has a lot of people, We are a crowded little island, with a big multi cultured population of, different races, fat people, dole wallers and, as you point out, non compliant rebels,
I was in Tesco today getting my Lotto, I was wearing a mask, waiting my turn at the counter, in front of me was this young unattractive fat girl with her child, the child was out of control, she was tattooed all over her fat legs,arms and neck and she was unmasked , and balling at the child who waned a chocolate bar, to keep still, he took no notice, I was't brave enough to say, " hey thee fatty, put a mask on, you are more likely to die cos you're Fat " The shop manager behind the desk did not say anything either, All I can say is, hope and pray for a mild Winter,
We are all Doomed,
Replied: 30th Jul 2020 at 22:11
Have you read the link, we are in the shit again, and it is folk like you and Tonker who are not taking the thing seriously
I bet that they find that the source of the new outbreak is Lidl in Golborne
Replied: 30th Jul 2020 at 22:36
There are 17 new cases in Wigan. Wear your masks and stay 2 metres apart. It's not rocket science.
Replied: 30th Jul 2020 at 22:38
Every year, thousands of people die of acute respiratory failure. It's generally flu, pneumonia, or forms of c.o.p.d..
The general public never hear about this, so they don't think about it.
This latest coronavirus is only the same. However, it's broadcast allover the place and a big fuss is made of it. So, it follows that most people get frightened of it and walk round like zombies wearing a mask.
But, it's a proven fact that smoking gives you lung cancer. So,why are people not frightened of that?
"oooooh., I'm wearing my mask. I'm not getting coronavirus, it can kill you, you know" .... "anyway, I'm just nipping outside for a cig"!
Replied: 30th Jul 2020 at 23:40
We had a bad outbreak here in a meat packaging plant. Almost half of the workforce of 2000 got Covid. I think 2 or 3 of those, tragically, died. The vast %age of those affected were Filipino's. Lived in overcrowded house. travelled in overloaded cars, carried on life as normal. Does that sound familiar? I wonder what %age of the new cases are under 40. In most cases it is just a survivable illness as most do not have underlying conditions. The risk is they can pass it on to people who are vulnerable
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Tommy 2 spikes, I'll have yooo know that, I am fully compliant with social distancing , mask wearing, not using public transport,, I hav't been in a pub yet, nor a gym, bingo hall, cinema, I exercise everyday and wash my hands frequently, So don't put me in the ' not taking seriously' group. I know its your job to ferry people about but, that puts yooo at a bigger risk and we could say that yooo are a potential a 'carrier' of infected people and driving an infection incubator around town spreading it all around,
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Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 10:14
What a B**ls up I was going to see my grandkids on Sunday at our house but with the lockdown cannot see them I can go out for a pint and be sat with strangers and has long has I keep my distance I am OK
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 10:40
Aye what a balls up, and it is folk who are not taking the thing seriously, and who are not complying with the restrictions, it is they who are ballsing it up ....
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 10:43
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University found the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 which causes Covid-19 hiding in an unexpected place – inside and behind the human ear.
Fauci the believed claims It can get in via the eyesockets, and now we have this.
Second wave could target young people this time, scientists warn.
What a clever virus.
Ever had the feeling you're being conned?
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 11:03
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Well that why your mam used to tell yoo to wash behind your ears, the old sayings were the best, and they were true
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 11:07
This is live in east London
Yet no lockdown?
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 11:15
what about the selfish numptys who go to spain & bring it back ? .
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 11:58
The virus that's already here? HOW DARE THEY!
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 12:00
The virus is here, and it's here to stay. The second wave will hit the country in a few week's time, and the majority of the population couldn't care less. All we keep hearing from the government is the economy, the economy, so if the predictions of the second wave come true and hundreds or even thousands of the under 40s don't survive, then what use are job vacancies, if there is no one to fill them. But putting all this aside, it seems by some people that COVID-19 doesn't exist, it's all a big con.
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 12:46
Whatever gave you that impression?
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 13:35
Whatever gave you that impression?
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 13:35
Alan85 you can come out of retirement to fill a vacancy or use the illegal immigrants
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 13:48
how about using a legal immigrant .
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 14:52
Peter, I am too decrepit to ever work again, but as for being illegal that is possibly true as I was born in Leigh.
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 15:24
we were down to 10 people sick a day then they open up bar, school, etc and now here in Israel we are at 2000 sick a day for the last 10 days ......
let this be a lesson to you all
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 18:07
How many of those are dying?
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 18:08
A quick search tells me:
Population of Israel 8.84m
Number of cases 70.582 ( 0.008% of population)
Number of deaths 509 ( 0.007% of those infected)
% age of population that have died 0.00005729
If you take away those over 80 which is over 50% of the total it doesn't appear to be a mega problem IMO.
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 18:24
the numbers of dead are at 512
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 18:36
How many of that final total died of illnesses and covid was recorded on their death cert,I wonder.
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 18:37
Is that the best reply you can muster? I used the population figure as at 2018. Maybe that has changed also.
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 18:46
Batley west yorks, this AM.
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 18:48
i hate % !! but it's like 16000 a day sick in the UK !! broady isn't one dead too many ??? over 80 or not ??
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 18:50
"Have you done any work, paid or unpaid, since you last signed on"?
Replied: 31st Jul 2020 at 18:51
Of course it is but it is a fact that lots of people die every day. We will all become a %age to someone one day.
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The local lockdown in Wigan is ridiculous. Wigan and Rosendale have a lower rolling 7 day infection rate than a lot of London boroughs yet London isn't locked down. What has actually been locked down are areas of the country with large asian muslim populations. Wigan and Rosendale were unfortunate enough to be lumped in with them. The asian population in Wigan is 1.1% according to the last census whereas areas with high infection rates have a 20% asian population. This is due do asian immigrants settling in mill towns to work after WW2 when we were short of labour while mining towns such as Wigan and rural economies such as Rosendale didn't attract them in the same numbers. This lockdown was definitely put in place to try to reduce transmission in the asian community during the Eid celebrations. That said, I do not blame the asian community for the spread, rather the socio-economic conditions they have to contend with such as low paid jobs, poor working conditions, poor housing, poor educational achievement, racial discrimination etc. This leads to multi-generational families living in cramped housing conditions in which Covid spreads like wildfire.
Replied: 1st Aug 2020 at 20:39
Wigan was a mill-town. Quite a substantial mill-town, apparently, and contained one of the biggest employers of millworkers.
You're clearly not a Doc. of Wigan history!
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Wigan had mills but not many left by the time we had the influx of asian immigration. Our industry was far more heavily based on mining and engineering than the likes of Blackburn or Rochdale.
Replied: 1st Aug 2020 at 22:03
Firefox - Thumbs up to your photo of that street view in Batley as they are proudly flying the 3 flags of ; The British Merchant Navy (Red Ensign), Royal Marines HQ and Royal Navy (White Ensign). Are you similarly proud of the patrioism in that street as me? (especially as the place is nowhere near the sea)
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You can be ever so careful, but it will get you. Three weeks and counting.
Replied: 2nd Aug 2020 at 00:23
Why us? Wigan residents speak of frustration at being included in local lockdown
Replied: 2nd Aug 2020 at 05:50
doc i enjoyed reading what you wrote
Replied: 2nd Aug 2020 at 05:53
Pewfall - It's the Maritime Reserves, Calder Division base, in Batley.
Mac is a Rear Admiral !
Replied: 2nd Aug 2020 at 10:15
Tonker is the cabin boy. His name is Roger
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What's a quarter of an acre got to do with it?
Replied: 2nd Aug 2020 at 11:50
Angelwood: “You can be ever so careful, but it will get you. Three weeks and counting.”
Get well soon
Replied: 2nd Aug 2020 at 14:41
Thank you jo anne, it's the lingering cough that is the worst and the not sleeping that it causes. Otherwise I am quite well now.
Replied: 2nd Aug 2020 at 18:03
Glad to hear you’re almost over it, Angelwood, take care.
Replied: 2nd Aug 2020 at 18:53
we are doing it all wrong! daft donalds reet,dont test and the virus wont exist..
Replied: 2nd Aug 2020 at 19:00
The virus will still exist. But, those who will catch it, will still catch it. Those who will die from catching it, will still die from catching it.
The 'general population' will know nothing about it. Nobody will be frightened into walking round like zombies, with a mask on.
Life will go on, unhindered.
Replied: 2nd Aug 2020 at 20:01
tonker you know that i know that,but daft donalds supporters on here believe everything he spouts...
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Replied: 3rd Aug 2020 at 14:39
On Facebook today Had to go into town this morning, so decided to get a couple of pies for lunch, as you do lol. Masks on go into the shop the girl behind the counter says, you can take them masks off if you want, it doesn't bother me. I'm breathing all over the pies anyway. What the!!!!
Replied: 3rd Aug 2020 at 14:45
Read that, she should be reported and sacked
Replied: 3rd Aug 2020 at 14:51
NJ, The butcher up near Sainsburys tells people to take their masks off. I like him,
Replied: 3rd Aug 2020 at 15:00
Well if people know this and still go in then they can't moan if they catch it...... Can they
Replied: 3rd Aug 2020 at 15:07
You have to do the lottery to win it.
Replied: 3rd Aug 2020 at 17:34
If any idiot thinks it doesn't exist, read this
Replied: 6th Aug 2020 at 14:16
Nobody has ever said it doesn't exist. Lots of viruses 'exist'. Lots of diseases 'exist'. Always have done, always will do. That doesn't mean you're going to catch one of them, and die.
Thousands die of flu every year. I've never had flu in my life. I seldom even catch a cold.
Thousands die of hepatitis. Nobody's frightened of that. Thousands die of cancer. They don't seem frightened of that either, as they pull their covid protective facemask down while they smoke a proven cancer causing cigarette?
Replied: 6th Aug 2020 at 18:32
Yes it exists, I've had flu in the past but this is something else. I wouldn't wish it on anyone.
Replied: 6th Aug 2020 at 22:20
Angela I had flu in 1976 & was in bed for four days,off work for two weeks,collapsed when I thought I was getting better,so many people I bump into say I've got flu,no they haven't or they wouldn't be carrying shopping,hope you're feeling much better now
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