Despite media provocation to constantly move the story on, a new pseudo-normality has dawned; and yet no-one quite knows what the boundaries are.
James Frayne: The Coronavirus will radically recharge our national debate about fairness and justice
The mass of the public will demand answers to questions that previously had relatively limited appea – such as: why the postcode lottery in healthcare?
Rebecca Lowe: Truss’s policy speech on trans was an astonishing victory for common sense – and children’s rights
The Minister for Women and Equalities deserves support from all who care about their safety and wellbeing of children.
Richard Holden: Labour has socially distanced from voters in my seat – and others in the north and midlands. Starmer won’t change that.
The party is pinned down where it feels at home – in its new heartlands of central London, the middle of major cities and the University towns.
David Gauke: The Government’s lockdown message has been almost too effective – rather than not enough
I am beginning to worry that there may come a time when there will be a need for a more nuanced message – but the public won’t be willing to hear it.
Plus: Scam PPE offers. Johnson’s very real illness. And: I’m wondering about the rest of his body. (My dog’s, not my partner’s.)
Also: Supermarkets reject Drakeford’s bid to shift blame for deliveries fiasco; Welsh health minister faces calls to resign; and more.
Recent events confirm his reputation for being more subtle than any beast in the field of Israeli politics.
Robert Halfon: If we stay in this shutdown beyond the end of May, it won’t be a threat to our liberty, but the safeguarding of our lives
If police officers are shouting at people with loudhailers and disbanding picnickers in local parks, then, good.
Luke Evans: The virus, its aftermath – and why we need a mature, open discussion about helping the dying through their final days
The truth is that we are talking about death now more than we have in years, for many of us perhaps more than we have ever talked about it.
Andy Street: NHS staff have invoked the Blitz spirit during these times. They must be rewarded for their gallantry.
As Lord Ashcroft wrote recently for ConservativeHome, the George Cross would be the best way to honour our heroes.
Victoria Hewson: The curious tale of Oxfordshire, a trans inclusion toolkit – and a High Court Review
The application by a 13-year-old schoolgirl could change the way in which schools and colleges apply guidance on gender identity.
Neil O’Brien: Salvaging the economy. Could we just live with more borrowing for a bit? Maybe, maybe not.
Hopefully it will be crisis averted, and we’ll have a bit more time to fix the hole. But sooner or later, difficult choices on tax and spending are coming.
Plus: the useless Scottish media and the worst UK journalists. I name my first media onanist of the week. And it’s…
Also: Welsh Labour demand less alignment with London on coronavirus policy; and Sinn Fein isolated in objecting to Army support in Northern Ireland.