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Nigel Farage blasts ‘lockdown mentality’ as he warns ‘treatment will probably be worse than illness’ | Politics | Information – NEWPAPER24




Nigel Farage blasts ‘lockdown mentality’ as he warns ‘treatment will probably be worse than illness’ | Politics | Information

2021-01-14 10:48:00

Nigel Farage stated he feared that “economically and socially” the most recent coronavirus restrictions had been doing “higher hurt” than the Authorities realise. He stated he was not really satisfied that lockdowns labored, including that he was “fairly fearful” of the implications the general public well being measures might have. The previous UKIP chief added that whereas he doesn’t “underestimate” the seriousness of the virus he believed the nation should discover “some lifestyle persevering with.”

Requested by talkRADIO host Julia Hartley-Brewer whether or not the present lockdown restrictions had been justified and may proceed, Mr Farage stated: “Nicely, the one large distinction between now and final spring, and I do know I am feeling is I do know much more people who find themselves struggling due to Covid proper now then I did again then.

“Certainly two individuals I do know have died this week with Covid. So I do not underestimate how severe the virus is.

“I may also see simply going round there’s much more worry in individuals then there was for a really very long time.

“However I’ve to weigh towards that the mailbag that I get on daily basis via my web site and I’ve to say it’s making very very miserable studying.” 

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The Reform UK chief added: “Aged individuals dwelling on their very own giving up hope, peoples whose companies are collapsing and they’re all writing to me asking me to assist them and I want I might assist all of them.

“Most cancers operations being cancelled and while you hear Chris Whitty and folks like this saying that truly into subsequent winter we would face lockdowns, mask-wearing I simply have this sense that economically and socially we are literally doing higher hurt than anybody within the Authorities really realises.

“I’m fairly fearful the place that is going to take us.

“So what have we received to do? Nicely, we have now to search out some lifestyle persevering with and I am not really satisfied that lockdowns work.”

On Wednesday a complete of 1,564 deaths had been confirmed inside 28 days of testing optimistic for Covid-19.

That was the very best variety of UK deaths reported on a single day for the reason that outbreak started.

Chatting with ITV‘s Peston, Sir Patrick stated: “I am afraid we’re in a interval of excessive demise numbers that is going to hold on for some weeks, it isn’t going to come back down shortly even when the measures which can be in place now begin to cut back the an infection numbers.

“So we’re in for a reasonably grim interval, I am afraid,” he continued.




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