Little Notes & Short Posts

On the idea of more lockdowns…

Assuming Biden gets elected, and assuming he’s allowed to take office, I won’t be surprised if we have to do something similar by February/March or so.

So. Y’know. Be ready for that.

🔗 NPR: Ireland To Impose 6-Week National Lockdown, Estimates 150,000 Job Losses

The country is entering its highest level of coronavirus restrictions for six weeks, beginning Thursday. The country expects 150,000 people to lose their jobs over the next “couple of days,” Deputy Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said.

“We’re making a preemptive strike against the virus, acting before it’s too late,” Varadkar said during a news conference Monday. “Our objective is to change the structure of the virus to flatten the curve again to get it under control.”

🔗 Oct. 28: Macron orders France back into Covid-19 lockdown amid surge in cases
🔗 Oct. 31: Axios: Boris Johnson announces month-long COVID-19 lockdown in England