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One of our health officials likened tall, heavily populated buildings to "vertical cruise ships"......It is interesting, as you noted in another post that countries do tend to have higher cases of COVID coming from within large buildings holding larger groups of people
In Sydney we are very mindful of cruise ships as our early outbreak of the virus occurred due to the mishandling of the "Ruby Princess".
I do have a lot of sympathy to those in the lockdown buildings. Social housing is provided for the most needed citizens with limited resources. Many are recent immigrants who have an understandable fear of both the military and police. That, coupled with the language difficulty, is very frightening for them. The officials are doing what they can with rent relief, income payments and providing food and medication.
Unfortunately it is a pragmatic decision that has to be made - for the "common good". If this fails, more lockdowns, involving more citizens will have to be undertaken.