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You’re only focused on case numbers, Dan? Here are the shocking stats showing why lockdown must end now

16 October 2020

1:29 PM

16 October 2020

1:29 PM

On 10 October, during his daily press conference, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said, “The only numbers I’m focused on is [COVID-19] case numbers.” 

We knew this already. That’s why Victoria has been subject to the cruel and indefinite lockdown measures that have crippled the economy, caused countless businesses to close for good, and kept school children from seeing their friends for months on end. 

What Andrews’ admission does not explain, however, is why there has been no nuance in the policy response to the legitimate public health threat posed by COVID-19.

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