It is said the first casualty of war is ‘the truth.’ Along that vein if governments and health bureaucrats want people to trust them and their concerns about the COVID pandemic, let’s start with being transparent about what is really happening.
In the Canadian province of Ontario, the government has just announced that if any suicide victim tests positive for COVID, they will now be included as a COVID casualty.
True North writes about an email they received from Public Health Ontario:
If someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 commits suicide, the Ontario Ministry of Health will record their cause of death as COVID-19.
As of Sunday, December 13, Public Health Ontario counted 140,181 cumulative cases of COVID-19, and 3,949 deaths.“As a result of how data is recorded by health units into public health information databases, the ministry is not able to accurately separate how many people died directly because of COVID versus those who died with a COVID infection,” Ontario Ministry of Health Senior Communications Advisor Anna Miller said to True North in an email.
“A death that occurs in an active case of COVID-19 is counted as a COVID-19 death.”
And of course, should anyone dare to question the Ontario government’s propaganda machine. READ: Ford ousts MPP from caucus over open letter pushing for end to COVID-19 lockdown
After ousting, the MPP from caucus, Premier Ford then had the gall to say: “There is no room for political ideology in our fight against COVID-19 — rather, our response has been and will always be driven by evidence and data.“
And certainly, there is a connection with the increasing number of suicides and COVID, but it is not for the reason you think. Several mental health agencies have been warning that the continued use of lockdowns to fight the virus will result in a dramatic increase of suicides, that could potentially continue on for years after the pandemic has ended.