The Most Boring Month of Coronavirus | Mon 20th Jul to Fri 7th Aug 2020 — Ned Martin’s Dot Org

Monday 20th July – Bronwen’s Parents’ Place

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 120

1,072 cases: 1 new (from a cargo ship), 2 active.

Bronwen’s Parents’ Place

I drove to Bronwen’s Parents’ place in the afternoon, via the library.

Tuesday 21st July - Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 121

1,072 cases: 0 new, 2 active.

Home

Working from home.

Wednesday 22nd July – Shopping

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 122

1,073 cases: 1 new (acquired overseas), 3 active. Face masks become mandatory in Melbourne.

Shopping

Working from home, plus some grocery shopping.

Thursday 23rd July – Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 123

1,074 cases: 0 new, 3 active.

Home

We worked from home.

Friday 24th July – Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 124

1,076 cases: 2 new (acquired overseas), 5 active. Patrons in licensed venues must remain seated while eating or drinking—no dancing allowed.

Home

More working from home.

Dinner

Saturday 25th July – Shopping

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 125

1,076 cases: 0 new, 5 active.

Shopping

Apart from a trip to the local grocery shops, we spent the day at home.

A colourful lunch

Sunday 26th July – Breakfast at Bronwen’s Parents’

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 126

1,076 cases: 0 new, 5 active.

Breakfast

Bronwen and I drove over to Bronwen’s parents’ place for breakfast.

Afternoon

We spent a quiet afternoon at home.

Monday 27th July – Dominos Pizza

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 127

1,076 cases: 0 new, 5 active.

Home

A quiet day at home, eating Domino’s pizza for dinner.

Tuesday 28th July – Garden City

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 128

1,076 cases: 0 new, 5 active.

Home

I spent the day at home.

Garden City

Bronwen and I went shopping at Garden City in the evening, then went for a walk up Mt Gravatt after.

An interesting drawing on the footpath

Wednesday 29th July – Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 129

1,078 cases: 3 new cases (two very stupid, and now widely hated, 19-year-old women flew from Melbourne to Sydney and then on to Queensland, lying about their previous whereabouts. They were arrested and resisted assisting police, refusing to cooperate or share their location history. They are alleged to have been part of a criminal organisation who stole luxury items like handbags and transported stolen goods. The third case was a friend of theirs), 7 active.

Home

Bronwen and I spent the day at home, as usual.

Thursday 30th July – Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 130

1,082 cases: 3 new (not linked to the returned women—one recently returned from overseas, the other two recently returned from Sydney, all are isolated), 11 active.

Home

Bronwen and I spent the day at home, as usual, again.

Friday 31st July – Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 131

1,083 cases: 1 new (a 27 yearr old man who had dinner at the restaurant in Sunnybank where one of the women who were diagnosed earlier ate), 11 active.

Home

Bronwen and I spent the day at home, as usual, again, again.

Saturday 1st August – Climbing at Kangaroo Point

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 132

1,084 cases: 1 new (a close contact of yesterday’s case), 12 active. QLD borders now closed to all of Greater Sydney, and all Victoria.

Kangaroo Point

Bronwen and I drove into Kangaroo Point in the evening so Bronwen could do some climbing.

Sunday 2nd August – Breakfast at Bronwen’s Parents’

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 133

1,085 cases: 1 new (acquired overseas), 13 active.

Victoria declares a state of disaster and Melbourne moves to “Stage 4” restrictions (a curfew from 8 PM to 5 AM, can only leave home for 4 reasons—buy essentials, provide care or seek medical treatment, exercise, work or education if it can’t be done from home) while the rest of Victoria moves to “Stage 3” restrictions (face coverings must be worn outside the home, can only leave home for 4 reasons).

Breakfast

Bronwen and I drove over to Bronwen’s parents’ place for breakfast. It was a long breakfast—we didn’t get home until 1 o’clock.

Shopping

We went shopping at Bunnings, ALDI, Coles and Woolworths in the afternoon.

Monday 3rd August – Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 134

1,085 cases: 0 new, 12 active.

Home

Another boring coronavirus day at home.

Tuesday 4th August – Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 135

1,085 cases: 0 new, 12 active.

Home

Another boring coronavirus day at home.

Wednesday 5th August – Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 136

1,088 cases: 1 new, 11 active.

Home

Another boring coronavirus day at home.

Thursday 6th August – Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 137

1,088 cases: 0 new, 12 active.

Home

Another boring coronavirus day at home.

Friday 7th August – Home

Coronavirus Lockdown Day 138

1,087 cases: 0 new, 11 active.

Home

Another boring coronavirus day at home.