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Panic replaces complacency as Covid reality hits Western Australia hard – The Guardian

Perth’s short and sharp lockdown caught many people unprepared and triggered a rush on pharmacies and supermarkets

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Western AustraliaPerths short and sharp lockdown caught many people unprepared and triggered a rush on pharmacies and supermarkets
It took just one Covid-19 case to pop the bubble of normalcy in Western Australia.
The state has been a coronavirus-free utopia for 10 months, with its 2.76 million residents watching from the sidelines as a global pandemic brought the world to its knees. While more than 21,000 people tested positive for coronavirus in the UK on Sunday, in Perth the news of a single…

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