Prime Minister Boris Johnson has declared he is going to stick with his fourteen days’ self-isolation despite having tested negative for Coronavirus.
He claims to be ‘fit as a butcher’s dog.’ But that rules are rules.
Hi folks, I’ve been instructed by our NHS Test & Trace scheme to self-isolate for two weeks, after being in contact with someone with Covid-19.
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) November 16, 2020
If these really are the rules then they are bloody stupid rules. What even is the point of having one of these tests if, regardless of the result, you’re going to have to put yourself in quarantine anyway?
The test Johnson has taken is called a ‘lateral flow’ test, which will be familiar to many