I have yet to come across anyone near me who has had COVID. if I had any reason to think I had COVID I would take a test and always do if someone asks me to, but so far we seem to be a COVID free zone.
How lucky you are then Monica. I had Covid before the vaccinations were available and I was in hospital for twelve days, on oxygen for all that time, and had many drug treatments, about eight in all. For that reason I take Covid extremely seriously, even though I know that as I’m triple vaccinated, and having had the illness badly, I’m probably unlikely to be that ill again. I respect my two friends who are vulnerable because they have cancer and I test before I see them. I also test before I visit my elderly mother in her care home, or my father in law in his care home. I protect myself (and others) by wearing a mask in shops and some other public places, including when I travelled by train to London. I will both test and wear a mask when we travel by plane to Greece in September and to New Zealand in November. Quite possibly when we travel by ferry to France later this month. I wear FFP2 or FFP3 masks. I don’t know if the person in the queue next to me at the supermarket or cinema is positive and selfishly still going out and about, or if that person hasn’t tested but is positive.
I’m living my life, but I’m careful. I realise I could still get Covid anyway, but I take the precautions that I hope will protect me and my family.