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Fired up Aussie man slams Americans over their views on Australia’s Covid situation


Aussie man slams Americans over their views on Australia’s Covid situation – and explains how much the government takes care of you and your family if you get Covid

  • Popular TikTok user called out US residents for criticising Australia’s Covid focus
  • Social media influencer then pointed out the efficient government approach
  • During the pandemic, America has recorded a staggering 709,000 plus deaths 
  • Figures in stark contrast to Australia, with just under 1400 deaths since 2020 


A proud Australian man has fired up at US residents who criticised the handling of the pandemic down under.

TikTok user Eessa uploaded a video for his 351,000 followers on Thursday, where he argued that Australia’s handling of the virus had been better than the US.

His clip, which has already had a staggering 700,000 views, starts by Eessa posing the question to Americans ‘do you guys really think we want to live in your country?’

Popular social media influencer Eessa (pictured) has called out US residents for criticising the handling of the pandemic in Australia

Australia's thorough approach to tackling the pandemic has seen just under 1400 deaths since 2020 - as opposed to at least 709,000 residents dying in America

Australia’s thorough approach to tackling the pandemic has seen just under 1400 deaths since 2020 – as opposed to at least 709,000 residents dying in America

‘This country (Australia) is that good that when you have Covid you can test your heart and breathing for free… and at home.’

Eessa said the instructions for the home tests were also available in multiple languages, including Arabic, which his mother is fluent in.

The home test is in addition to a nurse checking on people’s well-being as they isolate at home.

To conclude his argument, the TikTok influencer then asked – ‘why the f*** would anyone want to live in America’.

He signed off by mocking the US for ‘flexing their country’ before labelling America the ‘wish version of the real Gucci.’

During the global pandemic, the US has recorded at least 709,000 deaths from Covid and over 44 million positive cases.

The damning figures are in stark contrast to Australia, with 1378 deaths and close to 118,000 positive cases.

Much of Australia has lived relatively free for the past 18 months, with just NSW and Victoria enduring long stints of lockdown.

NSW is now just days away from Freedom Day, which will see hairdressers, cafes, restaurants and pubs re-open from Monday, October 11 for those who are fully vaccinated. 

Other changes will see up to 10 residents allowed to gather inside homes across the state, and as many as 100 permitted to attend weddings and funerals. 

Indoor pools will also be open for swimming lessons, training and rehabilitation activities. 

And when the 80 per cent vaccination rate is achieved, expected to be in late October, restrictions will ease even further.

Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 12 will now return to school on Monday October 18 across NSW, with students in all year groups back on-site by October 25

Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 12 will now return to school on Monday October 18 across NSW, with students in all year groups back on-site by October 25

Pubs, restaurants, cafes, hairdressers and retail stores all set to throw open their doors from next week with some capacity limits (pictured, customers at Sydney Opera House before lockdown)

Pubs, restaurants, cafes, hairdressers and retail stores all set to throw open their doors from next week with some capacity limits (pictured, customers at Sydney Opera House before lockdown)

The new NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet also announced on October 7 that nightclubs will be able to operate from the Monday after the state hits the 80 per cent double vaccination milestone (Pictured: Mark Ronson playing at Marquee Nightclub in Sydney)

The new NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet also announced on October 7 that nightclubs will be able to operate from the Monday after the state hits the 80 per cent double vaccination milestone (Pictured: Mark Ronson playing at Marquee Nightclub in Sydney) 

NSW’S LOCKDOWN ROADMAP: THE CHANGES 

These apply to people who are fully vaccinated.

FROM OCTOBER 11: 

* Indoor gatherings capped at 10 people (up from five)

* Outdoor gatherings capped at 30 people (up from 20)

* Weddings and funerals capped at 100 people (up from 50)

* Indoor swimming pools to reopen

* Workers in regional areas can return to their workplace if they’ve had one vaccination, but must be fully jabbed by November 1 

FROM OCTOBER 25, AFTER NSW HITS 80 PER CENT DOUBLE-DOSE COVERAGE: 

* Indoor gatherings capped at 20 people

* Outdoor gatherings capped at 50 people

* Ticketed outdoor events capped at 3000 people

* Nightclubs can reopen (no dancing)

* Masks no longer have to be worn in office buildings  

CHANGES TO THE BACK-TO-SCHOOL PLAN: 

* Kindergarten, Year One and Year 12 return on October 18

* All other years return on October 25

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