And Now It Begins: Dunedin Meets the Corona Virus
Everyone’s favourite Flu Pandemic has now arrived in my home town.
Worse, it’s a father and son… and the son is a High School Student. A school is basically tailor-made for the spread of infectious disease, so under a worst case scenario Dunedin could wind up in lock-down. Let’s not count plague victims before they hatch, but it is not a happy development.
Also, the supermarket shortages have started to manifest. We’re not on the scale of overseas, but as of tonight things are noticeably… different. For a start, there is no bread:
(Bread’s imported anyway, so it’s not that surprising. I’m rather happy I got my hands on a loaf yesterday).
There’s also not much in the way of pasta, rice, frozen vegetables, pies, or tinned soup. Or bananas, for some reason, even though other fruit remains untouched.
However, in continued news, we certainly aren’t running out of toilet paper:
Which continues to make us more sensible than Australians, I suppose…