Earlier this month, the government advised the public to wear face masks public spaces such as supermarkets and while using transport, after debating their effectiveness in protecting individuals from COVID 19On Thursday, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) published data that shows only three in 10 adults or 29% have worn a face covering outside of their homes in the past seven days.The results also showed that for those that had worn a face covering, 67% of people wore masks while shopping.Only three in 10 adults or 29% have worn a face covering outside of their homes in the past seven days. (AP)Of people exercising outdoors and running errands, both activities reported 20% of people adhering to guidance.Regardless of whether they had worn a face covering in the past, more than 4 in 10 adults 41% said they were either very or fairly likely to wear one in the next seven days.The Lifestyle and Opinion survey also revealed the number of people who remained in self isolation at home was decreasing.Of adults in England, just over 1 in 10 (11%) said they had not left their home for any reason in the past seven days, a decrease from 14% last week.For those aged 70 years and over, nearly 3 in 10 (27%) did not leave their home a decline from 33% last week.And for those with an underlying health condition, almost 2 in 10 (18%) did not leave, also down from 33% last week.Meanwhile, around 1 in 5 adults (19%) said they had self isolated due to coronavirus symptoms a similar proportion to last week.For those aged 70 years and over, 36% said they had self isolated, while for those with an underlying health condition (all ages) it was 33%. Both represent a lower proportion than reported last week..
Just the latest sports figure to speak out after Floyd died in police custody this week and a video of his arrest which showed a white Minneapolis police officer putting his knee on Floyd’s neck for seven minutes while he yelled, “I can’t breathe” went viral. The officer has since been arrested, and is facing murder and manslaughter charges. While the worst of those protests have been all over the news and social media on Friday businesses and a police precinct were severely damaged on Thursday night in Minneapolis White’s goal was to show that not all protests had to be violent and destructive..
The late June reports that iPhones were overheating and subsequently going berserk, their displays dimming and cellular signals weakening, confirmed my suspicion. (As did leaving my iPhone in the car for an hour on a blazing hot afternoon: For days afterward, the screen flickered like an old television set on the fritz.) Now, after reading that several iPhones have exploded, action flick style, I at last feel free to say it: The iPhone sucks. It makes life miserable.