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GagaJo Sat 08-Jan-22 11:37:43

I'm so angry. Found out yesterday that my bloke's covid positive (on day 11 or so) daughter and her newly covid positive boyfriend went to his house to collect some of her stuff. Neither she, the boyfriend or my idiotic bloke (I'm raging) wore masks.

He is mid-seventies.

I just can't comprehend the stupidity of any of them.

Additionally of course, if they felt it was safe to go to see an elderly man with zero protective measures taken, of course they will have been out and about too.

EllanVannin Sat 08-Jan-22 11:44:30

All you can do is wait really and see what happens.

Pepper59 Sat 08-Jan-22 11:44:35

Blimey, not surprised your angry.

Lucca Sat 08-Jan-22 11:47:00

He would no longer be my bloke I think…….

Jaxjacky Sat 08-Jan-22 12:15:49

I’d be spitting fire Gaga.

GrannyGravy13 Sat 08-Jan-22 12:16:21

Oh Gagajo he would be my ex bloke

Kate1949 Sat 08-Jan-22 12:20:59

Oh dear. My 93 year old neighbour's nephew visited her over Christmas. When he had been there a while, he said to her 'I don't agree with having the vaccine. I haven't had it'. Selfish indeed.

Audi10 Sat 08-Jan-22 12:22:36

I tend to agree with couple of the posters he’d be my ex bloke too

SueDonim Sat 08-Jan-22 12:23:08

You can’t change people’s behaviours, Gagajo but you can change your reactions to them. Ditch him!

Though can you still spread the virus if you’re Day 11? I though you stopped being infectious by day 10.

Riverwalk Sat 08-Jan-22 12:28:51

Did the boyfriend know he was Covid positive when he visited?

Germanshepherdsmum Sat 08-Jan-22 12:31:36

I would be livid. How stupid of all of them. Which part of ‘isolation’ do people not understand?

GagaJo Sat 08-Jan-22 12:50:06

I'm not sure of the specifics.

I'm also not sure how infectious people are past day 10. In the near past, people were out of quarantine after day 10 and regarded as being safe, although I have to admit, I kept my distance from students at school who were on day 11 up to about 10 days afterwards, just to be on the safe side.

I'm just waiting to hear if he develops covid now. I told him to do a test on Sunday to see. I certainly will be going no where near.

GrannyGravy13 Sat 08-Jan-22 12:53:15

My friend is on day 11, still testing positive on LFT.

MissAdventure Sat 08-Jan-22 13:01:06

I have read somewhere that omicron seems to flare up again, symptom wise, on day 11.

SueDonim Sat 08-Jan-22 13:03:12

I understood that even if you were still positive the chance of passing it on was v low at that stage? There was a study in S Africa that showed that people with compromised immune system, such as untreated HIV, gave positive results up to eight months after having Covid. They didn’t seem to be infectious, though, it was that their immune system didn’t ‘clear out’ the remnants of the virus from their blood.

MissAdventure Sat 08-Jan-22 13:05:57

Ah, that makes sense.

GagaJo Sat 08-Jan-22 13:56:00

I had a boy in my overseas school who was desperate to go home but was still testing positive after a month and therefore kept getting positive PCR tests.

Pretty sure he wasn't infectious that far out.

Lucca Sat 08-Jan-22 13:58:45

I’m planning a trip to Sydney in March but apparently I may still test positive having just had Covid now. So I’ll need a doctors certificate in case my preflight PCR comes up positive…oh the stress.
Sorry gagajo to go off piste a bit