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Today I want to discuss how we should counter the misleading claim sometimes put around that just being strong, tough, fit or indeed young makes a person less susceptible to catching or surviving Coronavirus. I don’t think it does necessarily at all.

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Nothing before, perhaps throughout history, has devastated the way we live like Coronavirus. From my windows I can see the 358 bus plough up and down the street; it’s often empty.

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I very much hope that Boris Johnson is going to be fine and fit as quickly as possible. The statement from Downing Street is straight:

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We now have 3,700 Bromley people who have volunteered to help vulnerable people locally. They are being marshalled by 50 members of the Council staff and the whole endeavour is being coordinated by the Bromley Emergency Control Centre (BECC) in the Council offices (photograph).

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I wonder how many of us have Coronavirus/COVID-19 with mild symptoms or do not even realise we had it? Who can tell right now? We just do not know.

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Thank goodness we have the media. It is a lifeline – for everyone. For people like me it tells us what is going on in the world outside our cocooned locked-down world. Each day so many of us learn what is happening in the fight against Coronavirus by television, radio or on-line news outlets.

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We are in a waiting game. We are waiting for this wretched virus’ infections to peak and then start to diminish. Like other infections in the end it will disappear but how far we are from the end is anyone’s guess.

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We need to know just how many people are infected with Coronavirus.  We need to know how many people have had it and recovered from the illness.  We need to know how many people have not had it.  We need to know how many people have had it but may not have paid particular attention to it at the t

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It is tragic that a 13 -year-old boy from Brixton has died of Coronavirus. A girl of 12 has also died in Brussels. How awful for their families. Everyone feels for their extreme grief as we do for any family that has lost someone.

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It’s hard enough living through this Coronavirus crisis if you are confined to home but I really feel for quite a few Beckenham constituents who, to my knowledge, remain stranded abroad in places like Peru, Columbia, Spain, Morocco, India, Australia and New Zealand.