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I saw my GP friend the other day who gave me a box of LFTs (she had piles of them in their office!) and it felt like a drug deal!
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I did a rapid test last night, and it was negative. I just did the nasal swab though.

So confusing.
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I capitulated and did the form filling which actually wasn’t as onerous as the first one. I made myself happier about the whole sorry week by selecting “GetF*ckedBoris” as my password. It might have to be my password to everything now.
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:mog: That's a great password. I might make it my Government Gateway password.
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We had another press conference tonight and the country has opened up a bit more now. As of tomorrow, non-essential shops are open till 5 pm, universities/colleges are back to in-person learning, hairdressers & beauty salons are open again and gyms/sporting facilities are allowed to re-open. I feel for the hospitality sector as they are still firmly shut.
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I probably mentioned before but I was exposed to covid last Saturday. Came down with a heavy head cold/sore throat Monday night but was still testing negative. So gave up testing after a few days.

Today I'm wondering why the cold is lingering as I normally shrug them off after 48hrs or so and then I realised I couldn't taste anything.

Of course I test positive tonight 😩🤒
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Oh no Duo- get better soon!
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:hug: Hopefully you are over the worst of it already
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Thanks I think that I'm over the worst of it. Unfortch I've passed it to Mr D 😒
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M has had the same story, Duo. He's had a 'cold' for a few days, tested negative on Thursday when I forced him to test, then positive today. He's going to try to get a PCR test tomorrow. I am so far ok.
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I hope he's ok

I just have a heavy head, that lingering cold feeling.

I've alerted everyone I've been in contact with, thankfully no one indoors.

Track and trace or whatever the Scottish equivalent is, called me just to confirm and told me that I'd done all the right things and as long as I don't spend longer than 15 mins at a distance less than 1 metre outdoors with someone outwith my bubble then it's ok as I told them that I've got no one to walk Innes.
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Thanks. He can stay indoors and we can sit in separate rooms for most of the time until he's clear. He's probably over the worst, unless it does that thing of coming back after you start to feel better. It's just been like a heavy cold up to now.
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I hope symptoms remain mild for everyone affected. There have been a couple of positive cases in S’s class over the weekend so I’m anticipating an upswing in numbers again.

We had friends to stay this weekend and one of them’s a neuro consultant. He said that viruses don’t like to be too aggressive because if they kill off their hosts then they die out too. Generally viruses become more transmissible but less virulent as time goes on. He also said omicron seems to effect upper respiratory tracts which is partly why people have been less ill with it. Alpha and delta targeted the lower respiratory tract. So that seems positive, if a little way off right now.
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I find it oddly comforting that Covid needs us alive 😂
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Chunk’s tested positive this morning. He’s completely asymptomatic.

I’ve got a scratchy throat and have tested negative.
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Oh no Pip. Is Squeak allowed out?

I tested neg and am assuming the new 5 day isolation rule applies.
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We’ve had another message saying there have been multiple cases now at vacation care last week. Kids seem totally fine for now thankfully.

I hope you avoid it, Pip!
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Texaco Shirley wrote: Mon Jan 17, 2022 9:23 am Oh no Pip. Is Squeak allowed out?

I tested neg and am assuming the new 5 day isolation rule applies.
Not yet, she’s still got a faint line (day 7). I’m so fed up of it all.

I don’t think I want to avoid it any more, not having it is harder than having it right now. Assuming it’s mild etc.
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Fingers crossed you avoid it.

Mr D's just received a positive PCR, he's planning on fully enjoying his week off with a lot of reading and watching TV
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Froozy wrote: Sun Jan 16, 2022 10:52 pm We had friends to stay this weekend and one of them’s a neuro consultant. He said that viruses don’t like to be too aggressive because if they kill off their hosts then they die out too. Generally viruses become more transmissible but less virulent as time goes on. He also said omicron seems to effect upper respiratory tracts which is partly why people have been less ill with it. Alpha and delta targeted the lower respiratory tract. So that seems positive, if a little way off right now.
This is good to read. Thank you, Froozy.

I'm glad you're on the mend Duo and hope that Mr D and Squeak don't feel too lousy.
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