THE OG DYNAMIC DUO – HOWARD & ASHY

HOWIE

  • GOOD AFTERNOON – IT’S GOOD TO BE BACK 

  • THANKS FOR ALL OF THE NICE MESSAGES

  • I’M OVER IT, BUT IT’S HORRID 

  • I’VE REALLY MISSED THE CONFERENCES 

GETTING BACK TO THE OLD ROUTINE  – DAVID IS GOING TO DELIVER THE STATS

ASHY

  • 7 NEW CASES SINCE YESTERDAY 

  • THANKS TO MANCHESTER FOR THEIR PROCESSING 

  • AS IT WAS THE FIRST FOR THE NEW CENTRE, WE ONLY DID ONE BATCH 

  • REPORTING TIMES – PROBABLY SHARE THEM LATER IN THE MORNING WHEN THE BATCHES HAVE BEEN PROCESSED

  • IN THE LONG TERM – THERE WILL BE AUTOMATED TEST 

  • WE’LL REPORT ONCE A DAY 

HOWIE 

  • THANKS DAVID AND THANK YOUR TEAM FOR THEIR HERCULEAN EFFORT 

  • AS AN ISLAND WE’RE IN A FORTUNATE POSITION 

  • WE DON’T WANT TO BELITTLE THE PAIN OF ANYONE STRUGGLING 

  • OUR FRIENDS ACROSS THE WORLD ARE SUFFERING 

  • GLOBAL DEATH TOLL IS CATASTROPHIC 

  • WE STILL HAVE HOSPITAL CAPACITY AND GOOD PPE STOCKS

  • HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE WORKERS HAVE GOT US HERE – BY WORKING MIRACLES 

  • DOI HAVE INSTALLED OUR OWN OXYGEN PRODUCTION FACILITY SO WE CAN PRODUCE OUR OWN 

  • WELL DONE TO EVERYONE INVOLVED IN TESTING 

  • SOLID GLOBAL PROCUREMENT OF PPE

  • IT’S BEEN A TEAM EFFORT

  • ALL OF THIS WORK HAS HELPED US TO BE READY 

  • MISSED AN IMPORTANT CATEGORY OF PEOPLE THAT HELPED – YOU 

  • YOU MANX LEGENDS ROSE TO THE CHALLENGE 

  • YOU’VE BOUGHT US MUCH NEEDED TIME TO PREPARE FOR THE NEXT CHAPTER 

  • PER CAPITA – WE’RE 9TH IN THE WORLD FOR TESTING

  • WE CALLED UPON EVERYONE TO STEP UP

  • WE ASKED YOU TO SUPPRESS AND FLATTEN THE CURVE – YOU DID IT 

  • BECAUSE YOU TOOK IT SERIOUSLY WE CAN MOVE TO THE NEXT STAGE OF OUR PLAN

  • PRESERVATION OF LIFE IS STILL NUMERO UNO 

  • BUT THE TIME HAS COME TO LOOK AHEAD 

  • WE CAN’T IGNORE THE RISKS OF STAYING IN LOCKDOWN – MENTAL HEALTH / DOMESTIC ABUSE

  • WE DON’T HAVE A BOTTOMLESS PIT OF MONEY 

  • GOV TASKFORCE HAVE BEEN REVIEWING THE RULES

NEXT STEPS HAVE BEEN AGREED ON FRIDAY – TWO BROAD AREAS OF CHANGE

  1. CONSTRUCTION 

  • FROM THIS FRIDAY – BUILDERS, WINDOW CLEANERS, GARDENERS CAN GO BACK TO WORK 

  • BUILDERS MERCHANTS CAN ALSO OPERATE SO LONG AS THEY DO IT SAFELY 

  • RECYCLING IS MAKING A COME BACK TO0

  • WE’LL SHUT IT DOWN IF THERE IS A DISREGARD TO PUBLIC / WORKFORCE 

2. PEOPLE 

  • THERE ARE HARMS THAT FLOW FROM A SUSTAINED LOCKDOWN 

  • NO LIMITS ON TIME OUT OF HOME ON FRIDAY 

  • SOME ACTIVITIES ARE MAKING A COME BACK – GUIDELINES WILL BE PUBLISHED THIS WEEK 

  • STAYING AT HOME WHEN YOU CAN IS STILL IMPORTANT 

  • WE ARE ADJUSTING OUR MEASURES RATHER THAN RELAXING THEM 

  • KEEP SOCIAL DISTANCING 

  • WE ARE NOT YET READY TO RELAX RULES ABOUT GATHERINGS 

  • STILL WORK FROM HOME WHEREVER POSSIBLE 

  • WE WILL NOT BE OPENING OUR BORDERS – ESPECIALLY AS IT’S SO BAD IN THE UK 

  • WE’LL REVIEW EVERYTHING AGAIN EARLY MAY 

  • IF HOSPITAL CAPACITY IS GOOD WE WILL RELAX FURTHER 

  • THIS IS NOT THE BEGINNING OF THE END. THIS COULD BE THE END OF THE BEGINNING 

  • CHANGES ARE ONLY POSSIBLE BECAUSE YOU STUCK TO THE RULES 

QUESTIONS 

  • CONSTRUCTION DECISION WAS MADE BY MEDICS 

  • CURVE IS DOWN EVEN LOWER – WE DON’T KNOW THE EXACT DATE OF THE PEAK – GOT IT DOWN TO 7% THROUGH HARD WORK OF THE PUBLIC

  • HOWIES SYMPTOMS – FEVER WAS THE WORST – 39 

  • HE LOST TASTE. HAD TO REST FOR A FEW HOURS AFTER MEETINGS 

  • STILL NOT 100% BUT BACK ON MY FEET – I’VE BEEN LUCKY – DELIGHTED TO BE BACK AND OVER IT 

  • WE CAN’T BE COMPLACENT – DIPPING OUR TOE IN THE WATER 

  • IF IT DOESN’T WORK – WE’LL RESTRICT FURTHER 

  • MORE CONFIDENT THAT WE HAVE A HANDLE ON EVERYTHING – PPE, MEDICAL STAFF 

  • CONSIDERING ALLOWING KIDS OF CONSTRUCTION WORKERS BACK TO SCHOOL – MORE LATER IN THE WEEK 

  • REPATRIATION – BRINGING A DIFFERENT HOTEL INTO THE MIX SO THEY CAN BE CYCLED 

  • DOI LOOKING AFTER REPATRIATION NOW 

  • LIVING IN A WORLD WE’VE NEVER LIVED IN BEFORE – WE’LL TRY AND MAKE REPATRIATION SMOOTHER

  •  BORDER OPENING DEPENDS HOW UK GET ON – SADLY THEY AREN’T DOING WELL WITH CASES AND DEATHS 

  • NOTHING WOULD GIVE ME GREATER PLEASURE THAN TO THE OPEN UP BUT NO DATE YET 

  • BLOOD THERAPY – DR HENRIETTA WILL LOOK INTO THIS – THEY HAVEN’T ADVISED US ON THEIR TAKE ON IT YET 

  • CANCER TREATMENT – WE CAN START LOOKING AT IT IF THERE ISN’T ANOTHER SPIKE. SIGNIFICANT CHANGES TO MADE TO NOBLES MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO DO THIS QUICKLY 

  • TIM – YOU’RE LOOKING WELL CM 

  • NOT MANY COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD THAT HAVE HIGH HOSPITAL CAPACITY LIKE US 

  • STAFF ARE DOING A TREMENDOUS JOB / SICKNESS LEVELS ARE TREMENDOUSLY LOW

  • NEED TO TAKE YOURSELF OFF MUTE ROB 

  • INSURANCE FOR CONSTRUCTION WORKERS – ALL CONSTRUCTION BUSINESSES SHOULD DO A SAFETY ANALYSIS AND SPEAK TO THEIR INSURANCE COMPANY 

  • CLUSTER TRACING WILL HELP US TO IDENTITY

  • BE SENSIBLE  

  • 7 NEW CASES TODAY – BUT A CLUSTER 

  • NEED TO GET AWAY FROM THE OBSESSION WITH DAILY DATA 

  • LIFE ISN’T A SMOOTH CURVE – LIFE HAS PEAKS AND TROUGHS – IT’S THE SAME WITH C-19

  • DATA IS BETTER THAN WE EXPECTED – TIME TO TAKE BABY STEPS 

  • WE ARE STILL TRACING AND BREAKING THE CHAIN 

  • 1 PERSON ON A VENTILATOR 

  • NO DETAIL ON PROM WORKS RESTART – WE’LL LET YOU KNOW IN A FEW DAYS 

  • CONSTRUCTION WORKERS WHO CAN’T WORK – GET IN TOUCH WITH DFE

  • 40 MPH SPEED LIMIT STILL IN PLACE

  • PAUL – WHO GAVE YOU IT HOWIE? HOWIE – DUNNO

NO SHOUT OUTS

STAY AT HOME THE NEXT FEW DAYS 

KEEP UP YOUR REMARKABLE EFFORTS

4 thoughts on “IOM GOV UPDATE – 21ST APRIL”

  1. Good on you Howie.Just heard Juan Watterson Is not keen on the relaxation of restrictions.
    Good to see you back .

  2. Thanks for everything you do, guys! You’re helping communicate this to people who don’t consume news via radio and your typical outlets online. You’re incredible!💛🇮🇲💛

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