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Word is....

Teams playing interstate instructed to head out today ahead of a pending lock down announcement.

No crowds at any Vic matches

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20 minutes ago, Demonland said:

I've been saying this all year. Why have reduced crowds only to pack everyone in together. 

 

Went to Collingwood V Port last Sunday and the bottom level of the AFL members was pretty much full capacity, barely a spare seat.

And yet the top level was closed off.

I just don't get it. Prioritising reduced costs over potential health and COVID risks.

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7 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

 

Didn't the original case out of SA Hotel Quarantine test negative prior to leaving HQ & then tested positive in VIC?

Best to keep them in Quarantine for a few more days and test again Friday morning.

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Flew to QLD on Friday May 7th, there were two new cases in Sydney that week. A man who tested positive on the Wednesday and his wife testing positive on the Thursday. Upon arrival in Brisbane all passengers were greeted by members of QLD police and QLD health. I was simply asked how I was and if I had visited a hot stop, I replied I’m fine and no and was ushered past QLD health.

NO TEMPERATURE CHECK

NO LICENSE CHECK

What if I was lying....Sadly incompetence runs this county. So many mistakes already made and no lessons learnt.

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1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Went to Collingwood V Port last Sunday and the bottom level of the AFL members was pretty much full capacity, barely a spare seat.

And yet the top level was closed off.

I just don't get it. Prioritising reduced costs over potential health and COVID risks.

You sound surprised BBP. Money wins every time.

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25 minutes ago, Bombay Airconditioning said:

Flew to QLD on Friday May 7th, there were two new cases in Sydney that week. A man who tested positive on the Wednesday and his wife testing positive on the Thursday. Upon arrival in Brisbane all passengers were greeted by members of QLD police and QLD health. I was simply asked how I was and if I had visited a hot stop, I replied I’m fine and no and was ushered past QLD health.

NO TEMPERATURE CHECK

NO LICENSE CHECK

What if I was lying....Sadly incompetence runs this county. So many mistakes already made and no lessons learnt.

I had a similar experience returning  from QLD when the breakout happened up there pre Easter. Arrived in melb to the poorest checking I could imagine.

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4 minutes ago, Bombay Airconditioning said:

It’s disappointing to say the least.

Our public service at work. But I guess it is hard to be at the airport when you working from home. 

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9 minutes ago, old dee said:

Our public service at work. But I guess it is hard to be at the airport when you working from home. 

You obviously aren't really across what is happening in Health at the moment.

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It will take a lot of luck to get out of this one.

It has a chilling similarity to Taiwan ( two air crew eating out) and then moving through the community. Cases which were previously zero now 300 plus a day. Singapore with 30-40 per day after being close to zero. Elimination is almost impossible.

If you can get the jab asap. Got my AZ 3 weeks ago and no problems

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2 minutes ago, rjay said:

Will be very surprised if there are crowds allowed on the weekend...despite what his being said.

I agree. There will no doubt be more cases in the coming days and as soon as there are no links they will pull the pin and have a snap lockdown.

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