While anti-maskers and ‘COVID disbelievers’ marched around virus-stricken Melbourne on Monday, cystic fibrosis sufferer Alex Parker was waking to her 140th day of strict isolation. The 31-year-old photographer has been housebound with husband Mike and their three-year-old daughter Ruby in Beaconsfield since March 9, when the couple locked themselves in to shelter Alex from the deadly respiratory disease. But 16km away in Cranbourne, a group of coronavirus deniers who believe the illness is a government hoax have been meeting in a cramped gym to plan how to resist police enforcement of the city’s mandatory mask rule, implemented on Thursday. Commercial photographer Alex Parker, 31, with her three-year-old daughter Ruby in isolation at their home in Beaconsfield, southeast of Melbourne’s CBD; the family have been housebound since March 9 due to Alex’s cystic fibrosis which puts her at risk of COVID-19 A group of anti-mask COVID disbelievers at a gym in the locked-down suburb of Cranbourne, discussing how to resist police enforcement of Melbourne’s mandatory mask rule Alex, who expects to be in self-imposed lockdown until 2021, told Daily Mail Australia she has been living a ‘rollercoaster of emotion’ and feels frustrated by the flouting of social distancing and the new mask law. The… Read full this story
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