It’s two years today since the PM announced the UK’s first lockdown and issued a stay-at-home order.
Covid-19 is still here.
Covid cases are rising again, as are the number of Covid-related deaths.
The UK has lifted all restrictions.
The four Home nations are not united in their approach.
Free lateral flow tests are difficult to obtain; from 1st April, lateral flow tests will no longer be free. Boris Johnson said, “As the number of cases diminishes, and certainly the number of patients in hospital is thankfully coming down now, the number of cases in ICU is certainly way, way down, we’re in a different world.”
Our world still feels fairly small.
I feel anxious when near people I don’t know.
We are still testing The Boy twice a week in order for him to go to school, but we are confused about whether this is still a requirement.
I wear a mask when I go inside a shop, but most people around me don’t.
We haven’t been inside a pub for months.
We limit our use of public transport.
It’s hard to imagine a time where we live our lives will look like they did before.
How are you feeling about the pandemic now?