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To take my daughter swimming
AvocadoYUK · 18/03/2020 09:45
Hello I was just wondering if I AIBU to take my daughter swimming.
Obviously lots of things are being cancelled and closed but it says Coronavirus has been proven not to to survive in chlorinated water and she has been going on about swimming for days (shes a toddler). We would only go into the small kid pool and when I rang up the swimming centre apparently there's barely anyone there
BrexpatInSwitzerland · 18/03/2020 11:45
There are people losing their jobs and all their income, people losing loved ones, families separated from each other and a million individual human tragedies happening all at once.
The stricter people stick to the rules the better our chances of this all being over again soon-ish!
Please don't be selfish! It's not about what seems reasonable to people individually. The benchmark is "if everyone followed my lead would it cause harm?"
TabbyMumz · 18/03/2020 11:55
Purple daisies.. no I'm not. The stricter social distancing is for people in the special categories list and for people with symptoms. It talks about avoiding gatherings for most people. That means numbers of people that you would expect to see in a pub or club. The not going to peoples houses is for people in the category list, with or without symptoms.
willdoitinaminute · 18/03/2020 11:56
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cannotchange · 18/03/2020 12:05
I'm actually really angry with my DS swimming club about this.
They have not cancelled and it is mandatory for parents to stay during the session. The pool we use has a really small area for parents to use and we sit and stand all squished together !!!!
I have pulled my daughter out and made this point to them, but they haven't cancelled the club
OlaEliza · 18/03/2020 12:09
Why are people being horrible? The OP is asking if it is safe or not, not saying she plans to go even if it isn't safe.
Think of the staff. Stop going so they will shut ffs, swimming and gym are not essential activities. There are plenty of exercises that can be done at home.
TabbyMumz · 18/03/2020 12:10
"This is why we will end up on lockdown."
Nope. Lockdown is part of the plan, when it needs to be. If they werent happy with people still going to work, or school, or shopping, they would have stopped it. They are currently happy with the requests they have made. So they are currently happy with people going out. Nowhere has it said you cant go to someone else's home unless they are in the special categories list, and they have said that is for next week.
Inthepurplerain · 18/03/2020 12:20
Coronavirus has been proven to not survive in chlorinated water? Right? And so what?
You’ll have your head breathing above the water won’t you? Unless you’re secretly a fish?
People can still sneeze and cough and the virus enter your nasal passage this way.
rayoflightboy · 18/03/2020 12:29
.. no I'm not. The stricter social distancing is for people in the special categories list and for people with symptoms.
No it means everybodyincluding you @TabbyMumz
Just because you are not displaying symptoms doesnt mean you are not a carrier.Why is that hard to understand.
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