Coronacast
Why are thousands of people not complying with the rules?
Jul 22, 2020 · 11 min
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The Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews revealed some startling figures yesterday.

It wasn't just that the state recorded its highest number of new coronavirus cases in a single day, it was the huge percentage of people that were getting tested and not isolating before they got their result.

And in Queensland, there's another issue where people are skipping quarantine before their time is up.

So what problems is this all causing?

On today's show:

* Why are people not complying with the quarantine and isolation rules?

* Many of Victoria's outbreaks are in essential industries. How can we control that?

* How long is an asymptomatic person contagious for? 14 days? Or forever? How does it work?

* There has been a lot of talk about different ways of cleaning masks. Isn't detergent and water just as good as anything?

And if you want a back to basics on how to put on a mask, check out our Instagram account @abchealth for a how-to by Dr Norman Swan.
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