Even Covid-19 can’t stop politics: Cornwall Council group leaders asked to agree their position on councillors who are over 70

Posted By on 24th March 2020

By Graham Smith While most of Cornwall’s attention is focussed on the public health, economic and civil liberties implications of the Covid-19 Coronavirus crisis, the government’s advice about who should,…


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  1. I am surprised at Mrs Taylor’s misplaced comments (paras 6 to 8 above). There is no scientific evidence that older people are “more prone” to being carriers of this disease. All human beings are equally potential carriers of Covid-19. The essence of the 70 and older age group warning is an attempt to protect this specific section of the community from contracting the disease from any other human being of any age leading to this group’s potentially more serious outcomes including a higher rate of premature mortality.

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