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Old 8th June 2020, 05:05 AM   #368
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Originally Posted by The Atheist View Post
Islands are easy. (Unless you're GB)

Or Sint Maarten: 350 (deaths per million). Or Isle of Man: 52.2. Or the Dominican Republic: 50.

Don't fool yourself. Islands, even small islands, are all over the place. If they are tourist destinations, it probably doesn't matter much if they are islands or not. But contact tracing is probably easier in places like that. It still has be done, however.
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