Two weeks. 14 more sleeps. The Glorious 12th awaits.
The long range weather forecast for Sheffield seems OK.
Walkley’s Proper Pub the Rose House is revamping itself, possibly with outdoor karaoke.
But Mrs RM is convinced there’ll be a spanner in the works in the next fortnight, and to be fair the 25% week-on-week drop in positive cases is now on hold due to those pesky “kidz” returning to their
Every day now I wait anxiously to see the death figures at 2pm, and then the case date two hours later, or when Public Health England find the on switch.
Hospitalisation and death data looks good, the cases look OK;
But, as Oliver correctly predicts, the BBC’s ability to create panic out of good news knows no bounds.
Cases have dropped by more than 90% this year, but having reached low levels have bobbled up and down a bit as schools return. “R ABOVE 1 !” screamed the Beeb, questioning whether the road map was at threat despite told explicitly that was allowed for in the plans.
OK, we’re not quite at the magical level of 20 weekly cases per 100,000 population at which seemingly everything is fine and Track and Trace suddenly works, but we’re close enough.
Still, the Covid League Table looks worrying. Sheffield was in the bottom decile in January; today it’s eyeing Corby, possibly the first time anyone has eyed Corby.
Has the Kent variant (it’s always Kent) finally reached Yorkshire ?
Will we get to 11pm on the 11th April and find Sheffield placed in Tier 4 ?
How would I cope with ANOTHER month of beer in cans ?