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The Government has drawn up plans for an October "firebreak" Covid lockdown should hospitalisations continue at their current level and threaten to overload the NHS, a senior Government scientist has told i.

The member of the Government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) said the UK is about to enter "an extended peak" of infections and hospitalisations, which are in danger of pushing the NHS beyond breaking point and could force the Government to re-introduce restrictions over the school half term period at the end of next month.

A full lockdown is unlikely and would be a last resort, but there are a range of measures the government could introduce.

"This is essentially the precautionary break that Sage suggested last year," said the Sage source. "It would be sensible to have contingency plans, and if a lockdown is required, to time it so that it has minimal economic and societal impact."

Comment: Lockdowns by their very definition are destructive to human life and have never achieved any of their stated goals. There's 17+ month's worth of worldwide data irrefutably proving these points.

The Government scientist added that while Covid deaths are significantly higher than at the same point 12 months ago, they would have to rise fivefold to match those experienced in late October last year.

Comment: 12 months ago any death within 28 days of a positive test, or even just on suspicion of Covid, since this misattribution is not done on the same scale anymore the numbers are obviously going to be lower.

"We are going to be at a peak, albeit an extended peak, quite soon, so it's not really the same situation as last year, when failure to reduce prevalence would have resulted in collapse of NHS and people dying in car parks," he added.

Comment: 'Dying in car parks'? Last year hospitals were empty and the emergency Nightingale hospitals were shuttered due to a lack of patients; either this government scientist is hysterical or they're intentionally lying to stoke fear.

"Hospitals might be overflowing before deaths reach the same level. Acting early will prevent this level."

It is understood that the Government's contingency plan for a "firebreak" lockdown could lead to an extension of the half-term, from one week for most schools to two weeks from late October into early November.

It is believed the closure of schools during the summer holidays has helped avoid a major rise in cases since the ending of restrictions since lockdown restrictions were lifted on July 19. Meanwhile, the return of schools in Scotland last month appears to have sparked a surge in infections.

Comment: A surge in relatively harmless infections is nothing to worry about.

Over the weekend, the Government confirmed it intended to push ahead with Covid passports for entry into mass events and nightclubs, with vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi adding this was the "best way" to avoid having to re-impose coronavirus restrictions in the winter.

Comment: They said vaccines would mean no more lockdowns; then they said 'boosters' would; now they're saying injection IDs are the key to freedom? That some people continue to believe them, or are at least willing to turn a blind-eye, is almost as disturbing as the dystopian hellscape governments across the planet are crafting.

Boris Johnson is also believed to be prepared to re-introduce mask wearing and social distancing inside public spaces and on transport as early as this month in a move designed to stem hospital admissions and prevent the UK's fourth lockdown.

If the Government fails to reduce the level of hospitalisations - which have consistently been above 900 a day over the past two weeks - the Prime Minister will consider whether or not a range of additional Covid restrictions are required. These could range from a return to social distancing and a limit on gatherings in homes and indoor public spaces to a full, but short term closing of the economy during which all but non-essential shops will be permitted to remain open.

There is also the chance that travel restrictions could be re-imposed, scuppering many thousands of half-term getaways for families across England.

The Government scientist added: "If it is a proper contingency plan, then you do need to plan for it. And to have some threshold or trigger for enacting or calling it off."

When Mr Johnson announced the UK's second lockdown on 31 October last year, there were 16,479 covid infections and 1,461 hospitalisations. The latest figures show infections are almost double at 42,192, while there were 988 hospitalisations on 31 August.

Comment: The experimental injections likely caused the surge in infections. The same scenario has been repeated in every country with high injection uptake; the evidence also shows that the vaccines are causing startling numbers of injuries, deaths, and that they're responsible for the majority of mutations.

Another Government source, who has advised on the Covid policy since the pandemic hit the UK in March last year, believes the Government will have to "seriously consider" another lockdown if the current trajectory of hospital admissions continues throughout September

"If you look at the current trends, hospitalisations are on a path to match the levels seen at the end of October last year," said the source. "While deaths are high compared to last year and are unlikely to hit the levels as seen last autumn because the vaccines are doing their job, it is the admissions that will push the NHS to the brink of collapse if they do not fall soon.

Comment: Hospital admissions rise in the approach to winter, it's a normal occurrence, what isn't normal, and is contributing to this entirely avoidable, man-made crisis, is the removal of nearly a third of hospital beds and sending healthy staff home to quarantine for weeks on end. If they succeed in mandating the injections of healthcare workers and tens of thousands are forced to quit, the situation for patients will become even more dire than it already is.

"On top of that we have an expected resurgence in hospitalisations for other respiratory illnesses like flu. If the current high levels of admissions for Covid continue the NHS will not be able to cope, so a firebreak lockdown is by no means out of the question."

Comment: Unsurprisingly, what this anonymous source doesn't mention is that lockdowns prevented the natural circulation of flu and as a consequence this year's cases of flu and numerous other viral diseases are likely to be many times worse because of people's 'naive' and compromised immune systems: Lockdowns blocked flu spread, what happens when it returns?

Professor Neil Ferguson, another member of Sage, also suggested there would need to be a "course correction" with further measures if UK cases reached 100,000 per day, adding that this he did not expect this but that it remained a "worst case scenario".

While the Government said it was not "planning a lockdown or firebreak around the October half term", a spokesman added that it "retains contingency plans as part of responsible planning for a range of scenarios, but such measures would only be re-introduced as a last resort to prevent unsustainable pressure on the NHS."