Mortality and infection rate soaring in Spain – yet Johnson makes no move to prevent Spanish fans from Madrid hotspot flying into UK for football match
The COVID-19 coronavirus infection rate – and the mortality rate among those who contract it – have soared in Spain, with Madrid in virtual lockdown and fans barred from attending football matches as the Spanish government tries to slow the spread of the virus.
Yet the UK government has allowed thousands of Atletico Madrid fans to travel freely to the UK with no checks or restrictions – fans who have spent the day sightseeing and partying around the city before walking to Anfield for tonight’s game:
Local press and MPs – and national reporters based in the area – have reacted with horror at the Tories’ lack of action:
But the BBC and other broadcasters, though covering the result of the match, have cast the event as ‘keep calm and carry on’ by Liverpool fans, rather than mention the obvious reckless endangerment of UK citizens by the potential boost to the pool of infection in a major city.
An endangerment whose consequences are all too clear – and frightening:
The Establishment media continue to cover for the idiocy and foolishness of Boris Johnson and his ‘government’.
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