Australia Victoria's response to COVID must be 'laughed at across the world'

12:50  21 october  2020
12:50  21 october  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

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Melbourne GP Dr Stacey Harris says the Victorian government’s handling of COVID-19 has became a game, but it’s not a game, “we’re talking about people’s lives”.

Her comments come regarding Victoria’s strict lockdown and the recent situation in South Australia, where four babies died of heart conditions because their state wasn’t decked with sufficient equipment and they couldn’t be transferred to Melbourne for treatment due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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“How are we still here talking about this? Why is that a government decision anyway? We have strategies in place, PPE, everyone’s equipped to handle those babies,” Ms Harris said.

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“We’re in Melbourne, we’re not in a third world country. I feel like it’s all criminal, what’s happened to these dear babies.

“And yet here we are, in lockdown still.

“If we had good contact tracing, and they were confident in that regard, why aren’t we open, but to me, it was an elimination strategy and then a suppression strategy and that’s where it’s become a game, and it’s not a game, we’re talking about people’s lives.

“It’s criminal, I’ll call it what it is, it’s criminal what’s been happening.

“I just so upset for these people who have lost their lives, lost their businesses, lost their livelihoods over such small cases.

“We must be laughed at across the world, what’s happening in Victoria.”

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