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This new rule of six.......

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Clawdy · 10/09/2020 16:28

I know it includes small children, but would a twelve week old baby count as one of the six? Can't seem to see anything online saying one way or another.

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Cupcakegirl13 · 10/09/2020 16:32

Unfortunately so , Scotland’s take on it is much more workable as under twelves don’t have to be counted but in England it’s six humans total !

BogRollBOGOF · 10/09/2020 16:32

If a 12 week old baby was the 7th person present, I'd ignore it. Baby is of negligable risk to anyone else especially if they spend their time in a pram or their parents' arms. Baby is hardly going to be arrested.

LordEmsworth · 10/09/2020 16:34

If you are in England, then yes. They fall under the definition of "people" so are included.

AlaskaThunderfuckHiiiiiiiii · 10/09/2020 16:35

So glad under 12s not counted, literally paid off my holiday cottage to go and visit my sister in Aberdeen when the news came this afternoon I was quite upset as having worked in community nursing all through this I was really looking forward to the break to see my sister and little neice. We are family of 5 and them a family of 3 so would have been buggered had it been the same

ShalomToYouJackie · 10/09/2020 16:35

Yes, babies are included

Clawdy · 10/09/2020 17:03

OK, thanks.

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