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let Larry do it

Red alert, day 15. Suffolk has 42 confirmed cases and Tower Hamlets 93 confirmed cases. Westminster has 172 confirmed cases including Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, 55. Health minister and West Suffolk MP Matt Hancock is also positive and the … Continue reading

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things to be furious about

Red alert, day 14. Suffolk confirmed cases up to 35, Tower Hamlets at 71 as of 9 am 25 March. Victoria Park in Tower Hamlets has been closed after people would not keep their distance. A total of 104,866 people … Continue reading

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still powering down

Red alert, day 13. There are 28 confirmed cases in Suffolk, 70 in Tower Hamlets as of 24 March. There are 24 confirmed cases in the Grampian region of Scotland. One is Charles PAG Mountbatten-Windsor, 71, on public support but … Continue reading

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special care

Red alert, day 12. There were 22 diagnosed cases in Suffolk and 67 in Tower Hamlets as of 5:30 pm yesterday. The UK has diagnosed 8077 cases and 422 people have died according to the latest Guardian reporting, which really … Continue reading

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it’s a wrap

Red alert, day 11. BBC tracker reports 18 confirmed cases in Suffolk and 57 in Tower Hamlets as of 9 am yesterday. Guardian this morning reports 5683 confirmed cases in the UK and 281 deaths. As of 1 pm, 6650 … Continue reading

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concellation

Red alert, day 10. This morning the BBC tracker reports 15 confirmed cases in Suffolk and 51 in Tower Hamlets as of 9 am March 21. Again, this is more a measure of testing than actual spread. UK has 5,018 … Continue reading

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dogs don’t walk themselves

Red alert, day nine. Suffolk cases still at 13, Mile End now at 43 (BBC). News is getting harder to keep up with now that we have two news cycles per day in two or three timezones. However the briefings … Continue reading

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radio free ipswich

Red alert, day eight. 13 cases in Suffolk and 33 in Tower Hamlets as of March 19. The first London hospital, in Harrow, has declared itself overwhelmed. There is a “hotspot” in the West Midlands. One employee at a Biogen … Continue reading

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one more shop

Red alert, day seven. Suffolk has 10 confirmed cases, Tower Hamlets has 25 as of morning on March 18. Counts were updated twice today. Westminster floated a lockdown leak in the morning and debunked it in the afternoon. Johnson talked … Continue reading

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shifters

Red alert, day six. Still three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Suffolk according to tracker on BBC page. 23 cases in Tower Hamlets, as of 9 am on 17 March. The US bailout programs announced yesterday were better than expected … Continue reading

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culture shutdown

Red alert, day five. German Big Brother contestants were informed of the virus on air. FJ!! livetweeted it, egged on by @antheap (thread in hotlink). St. Patrick’s Day was cancelled. Many people posted pictures of their corned beef and beer … Continue reading

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depopulating

Red alert, day four: 3 cases in Suffolk, 12 in Tower Hamlets (BBC).Dow drops to three-year low. FTSE drops to eight or ten-year low. Lockdown in New York and the Tri-State Area. No crowds of more than 50. Finland is … Continue reading

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