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Covid 19 roll call

Post by Marc Meakin » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:32 pm

Just curious if people on here want to divulge if the have had to self isolate, had a covid test or have tested positive.
I have had to self isolate twice, had a negative test and am currently living at home with soneone who has tested positive.
So im stuck at home until the 9th 🙁
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Re: Covid 19 roll call

Post by Gavin Chipper » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:57 pm

I had a test a while ago. It was a random thing to check for how prevalent it was in the population. It came back negative.

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Post by Marc Meakin » Sat Jan 02, 2021 6:00 pm

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:32 pm
Just curious if people on here want to divulge if they have had to self isolate, I had a covid test or have tested positive.
I have had to self isolate twice, had a negative test and am currently living at home with someone who has tested positive.
So I'm stuck at home until the 9th 🙁
Just wanted to correct those typos
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Post by Rhys Benjamin » Sun Jan 03, 2021 12:23 am

Literally nothing. No tests or anything. My dad and boyfriend haven't either.

My mum had an antibody test from her workplace which was positive, but now we can't work out *when* she had the virus. She also had the same thing Gevin had, but that was also negative (and it was just after the antibody test, thus she was left thinking it was a bit pointless).

My younger brother is a STEM University student, so cannot "work" from home and thus got tested every 5 minutes down in Southampton.
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Post by Ben Wilson » Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:04 am

Never been tested, but self isolated twice- once in March after displaying symptoms, once in November after being told to by the app.

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Post by Matt Morrison » Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:42 pm

Contracted it mid-December, via Heather's school being more concerned with staying open and bums on seats than sensible measures. Am in the extremely vulnerable category due to a drug I take to control my psoriasis being an immunosuppressant (and having a comorbidite to go along with it). Isolation finished on Boxing Day. It was a rough time, though without ever feeling properly dangerous. Nowhere near 100% still, suffering from headaches coming and going in waves, smell and taste not quite back to normal, and have only just got over the lingering flu and cold symptoms that continued. Lung capacity doesn't seem back to normal.

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Post by Paul Anderson » Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:13 pm

Shit man, sorry to hear that.
Have only heard of a few I know getting it here in Ireland. And those are all since Christmas. Hence the National lockdown

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Post by Marc Meakin » Sun Jan 03, 2021 5:30 pm

Ive got conflicting information on my self isolation.
Because my stepdaughter reported me as being in her bubble I have a text telling me to self isolate until midnight on the 8th but the app says to isolate until the twelfth.
The app updated first so I screenshot that to my employer so I may stay off til the 11th to be sure
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Post by Ian Volante » Mon Jan 04, 2021 12:40 pm

Possible infection in this house back in March, but no testing available back then to confirm. Otherwise no problems yet.
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Re: Covid 19 roll call

Post by Dave Robjohns » Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:53 pm

Had a test at uni as my mum wouldn't let me come home without one, but otherwise nothing really.

Seemed to hold a bit of a covid curse though; my doubles partner and I had 5 games in a row where our opponents ended up forfeiting the following week's game after playing us as they'd ended up isolating

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Post by Martin Hurst » Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:13 pm

Am part of the ONS survey so am tested every 4 weeks after initially being tested 8 weeks in a row. Negative every time.
My 3 year-old had a test before he was due an operation back in October, and it came back positive. He never displayed any symptoms, no-one in our house had any symptoms during the 14 days isolation period, nor did any within his nursery bubble (2 children and 2 staff) who also had to isolate, which seems strange considering the amount of close contact. Feeling is it was a false positive, but we will probably never know.

Test and trace was absolutely pointless. 2 of us working from home full time for two weeks whilst trying to look after a 5 year old and a 3 year old, and T&Ts contribution was 4 lengthy calls a day from different people asking the same questions that always had the same answers (yes we are isolating, yes we know the rules, yes we are fine etc etc) and reading the same statements from the same scripts.

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Post by Matt Rutherford » Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:21 pm

Only tested once back in July, when I came down with chills and a fever. The good news is that it came back negative. The bad news is that it was food poisoning instead. I got to celebrate my negative test whilst regretting going near KFC
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Re: Covid 19 roll call

Post by JackHurst » Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:42 pm

Matt Morrison wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:42 pm
Contracted it mid-December, via Heather's school being more concerned with staying open and bums on seats than sensible measures. Am in the extremely vulnerable category due to a drug I take to control my psoriasis being an immunosuppressant (and having a comorbidite to go along with it). Isolation finished on Boxing Day. It was a rough time, though without ever feeling properly dangerous. Nowhere near 100% still, suffering from headaches coming and going in waves, smell and taste not quite back to normal, and have only just got over the lingering flu and cold symptoms that continued. Lung capacity doesn't seem back to normal.
Sounds rough. Sorry to hear that.

Never had symptoms never been tested never been told to self isolate.

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