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The end to mandatory Covid isolation is a gut punch for medically vulnerable Australians | Craig Wallace

The community has moved on but the virus hasn’t – leaving us trapped and exposed

Last week’s announcement that the government intends to end mandatory isolation requirements was a gut punch for medically vulnerable people, especially towards the end of a long hard year that exposed what many felt was a disconnect between reality and the decisions of governments and public health authorities.

More than 15,000 people have died in Australia from Covid, and many of the people that I represent are now approaching their third year of lockdown by proxy. In many ways, for them, the situation feels much worse than 2020 – the community has moved on but the virus hasn’t – leaving us trapped and exposed.

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