CORONABOBS ISOLATION DAY 58 – Diary of a Self-Isolator 12.5.2020

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG 14th May 2020

CORONABOBS ISOLATION DAY 58 – Diary of a Self-Isolator Tuesday 12th May 2020

The main issue today is that certain schools will open from 1st June. But many, including myself do not think it is wise.

The children they are looking at sending back are nursery, foundation and Year 6.

There will be no harm done in fact quite the reverse to wait, as Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are doing until the beginning of September as the earliest.

There are petitions being raised against it at the moment. Parents who do not agree with the opening will just not send their children to school, anyway. I do not think anyone will have any issue with that.

I just do not understand how you can monitor and keep safe and socially distance foundation children. The rule has been introduced that there can only be 15 children in a class. How can schools make that work?

YouGov, the government polling company asked the question, “Would you support schools returning before the summer holidays?”

 Schools Returning: The government have outlined their ambition for all primary school children in England to return to school for a month before they break up for the summer holidays

This is something that isn’t supported by the public, however: by 50% to 35% they are in opposition to it.

It is obviously another ill thought out plan. Fortunately, the government do make u turns if they can be convinced, they have got it wrong. Let’s hope they see sense on this one. If not, parents can step in and carry out the correct procedure in their eyes.

One thing with Covid-19 is that life continues on as usual. Even though A&E department’s other work is down 50% illnesses are still unfortunately happening as we have found, sadly, in our family. The government have not been able to decree, unfortunately, you can have no other illness until after lockdown.

We did a 3.5 mile walk today. A winter walk, boy it was cold. Where has the sun gone?

I spent the day putting together and sending off to my four grandchildren Issue 9 of their Coronabobs Times, to keep me and Mamma in touch with them.

DON’T FORGET TO LAUGH EVERYDAY ESPECIALLY WHILST IN ISOLATION

 

INSPIRATIONAL QUOTE FOR THE DAY

There’s a difference between living and existing.

May you live every day of your life. —Jonathan Swift

HAPPINESS IS…

Happiness is…complaining about government decisions

GRANDAD’S ONE LINER JOKE OF THE DAY

Nail salons, hair salons, waxing centre and tanning places are closed. It’s about to get ugly out there.

LOVE IS…

Love is…tantalizing

5 Things To Be Grateful For During Lockdown/Coronavirus

  1. Always something to complain about
  2. There’s always naaf controversies from government actions to moan about
  3. Home
  4. Furloughing
  5. Netflix

TOTAL STAIRWAY TO EVERST CLIMB CHALLENGE

DAY 38        18 Times – 162 Feet Cumulative Total 5,697 Feet

 

HORRIBLE LITTLE NUMBERS

 

 

Country                 Confirmed cases  Deaths

1              US                          1,390,764              84,136

2              UK                         230,985                 33,264

3              Italy                      222,104                 31,106

4              Spain                     228,691                 27,104

5              France                   176,105                 27,035

6              Brazil                    190,137                 13,240

7              Belgium                53,981                   8,843

8              Germany              174,098                 7,861

9              Iran                       112,725                 6,783

10           Netherlands         43,410                   5,581

 

UK deaths yesterday 484

 

Global cases         Updated 14 May at 09:57 local

Confirmed            4,347,015              +84,964

Deaths                   297,197                 +5,236

Recovered             1,548,547              +55,097

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