The Slovenia Times

Paper says govt running out of sensible solutions for epidemic

Health & Medicine

Ljubljana - Dnevnik says in Friday's commentary that the government, which should have taken measures against the new wave of the epidemic long ago, is procrastinating and running out of sensible solutions. It does not even want to think about mandatory vaccination and instead allows the epidemic to progress.

Yesterday, there were 131 Covid-19 patients in intensive care units in Slovenia, and Health Minister Janez Poklukar said he would propose at least a partial lockdown when more than 160 ICU beds are occupied, the newspaper notes.

"His announcement is cynical and mocks the experts, as we will exceed this number even if all of us stay at home as of tomorrow. Statistical calculations say that in the group that was confirmed to be infected in the last seven days alone, 160 people will require intensive care."

Dnevnik adds that the government should have taken measures long ago, and that with the new and unconstitutional lockdown, which is expected to be introduced in mid-November, it would trigger an uncontrollable rage of the masses that it has been instigating in recent months.

The government does not even want to think about mandatory vaccination and only instigates the epidemic, and the human and financial damage of this "negligent approach will be immense and far-reaching."

While many people do not want to get vaccinated, they have been left without the option of free testing, and in such circumstances the recovered-vaccinated-tested (PCT) rule has no effect, as the virus nevertheless spreads fast.

"The PCT condition would make sense if it motivated people to get vaccinated en masse. This measure has also failed miserably."

The government lacks the voice of reason and trust of public, and all representatives of the health authorities should resign, as they only incite revolt in the public with their lack of consistency, concludes the commentary Incapable Government and Capable Virus.


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