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Anyone breaking the virus rules?

Discussion in 'Scotland - education news' started by bigjimmy2, Sep 30, 2020.

  1. bigjimmy2

    bigjimmy2 Lead commenter

    One of my children is a nurse and stays on his own so we have him over at ours on a regular basis. I know this is breaking the rules but I think it's the right thing to do, looking at the bigger picture.

    Anyone else?
     
  2. BillyBobJoe

    BillyBobJoe Lead commenter

    Unless he does the same with someone else it seems to me that you've formed an extended household, which is entirely in keeping with the regulations.
     
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  3. catmother

    catmother Star commenter

    I'm pretty sure that is correct. I don't think bigjimmy2 is breaking the rules. A single person can be part of a bubble/extended household as long as they do not form another bubble with yet another household.
     
  4. xmal

    xmal Established commenter

    I think the big issue is house parties. My mum meets a group of friends (all widows) for coffee a couple of times a week and was resigned to giving that up as its now illegal. My mum is the youngest at 75. I told her to ignore the rules and continue to meet. Last weekend I dropped some diy tools at a friends house. It was a 45 minute drive and I thought I'd just leave them at the door but he invited me in. We blethered for about 15 mins without me sitting down or touching anything. It was the only social interaction I had all weekend. Covid is not going away and I, like many others who live alone, can't live like this any longer.
     
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  5. moscowbore

    moscowbore Star commenter

    I am not sure what the circuit breaker lockdown for two weeks is meant to achieve. OK, stopping any movement will suppress infections for two weeks but when the lockdown is over it will inevitably rise again because of the behaviour of people. A lockdown just delays the problems.
    The signs are clear. The UK public is suffering from lockdown fatigue. Opening pubs and then telling everyone to keep distancing is not working.
     
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  6. autoq

    autoq New commenter

    Yes, I have been saying this to many people also. With regards to the topic, I appear to break the rules every day. Actually I am told to. I have groups of around 30 15/16/17 year olds all around me. In a wee small room. They have masks, but only wear them when they are not in my room o_O???.

    I have no respect for any of the daft , pointless rules. At best they are hypocritical. In reality, they are saying that teachers do not matter. Actually they are also saying that the families of pupils also do not matter. It would be better if they just stopped trying to pretend that they are in control. Let people do what they can to take responsibility for their own safety.
    Switch everything back on.
     
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  7. Corvuscorax20

    Corvuscorax20 Lead commenter

    That would totally destroy the economy, kill thousands, and leave tens of thousands incapacitated
     
  8. Corvuscorax20

    Corvuscorax20 Lead commenter

    That doesn't break any rules- he is part of your household.
     
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