Prime minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for COVID-19 less than three weeks after declaring that he had courageously shaken hands with infected patients. President Donald Trump and founding father of the term ’Chinese virus’ sends out a tweet deeming a lockdown unnecessary as the US sits at number one on the list of countries with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases. The number of reported cases is growing at an alarming rate all across the globe (to esteemed members of Flat Earth Society, we apologize for the choice of words).
Even if one had managed to steer clear of negative headlines flooding feeds and screens at in the past, there sure is little way of escaping the gloomy nature of media today. And while it is crucial to treat the issue with gravitas, not overlooking the bright side of everyday life also helps refresh overworked and alarmed mindsets.
The aforementioned is the reason why I sat down with a group of individuals currently fighting the stale struggle of social seclusion. The request was simple; for them to share an amusing experience or anecdote influenced by the safety measures taken into action for preventing the further spread of COVID-19. The following is what they had to share.