Some businesses in Coogee, a popular beach suburb of Sydney, have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic , They are supporting an idea to activate and enliven Coogee Bay Road with pop-up dining, grassed areas and live music stages.
Randwick Council is currently working with local businesses to explore options for a temporary closure of part of the street, providing more space for businesses to use for social distancing.
“When Barbara Holland, professor of mathematics at
the University of Tasmania, was making the decision to have an AZ jab now
rather than wait for Pfizer, she deployed her number-crunching prowess.
Using UK data, she calculated that “I’d have about
a 1/60,000 chance of dying of Covid-19 in the next 90 days; balance that
against a 1/900,000 chance of a fatal blood clot, working off a 1/30,000 chance
of a clot x 1/30 chance of it being fatal.”
Jane Nicholls The Australian 6/7/21