Movement Control Order (MCO) Day 10

Today, I’m reflecting on Day 10 of the Movement Control Order (MCO) here where I live. How are you dealing with self-isolation?

Stories from Sonobe

Sometime this week, the government announced that the MCO will not end on 31st of March, as initially planned. Instead, we’re all required to be holed up at home until the 14th of April, that’s an additional 2 weeks.

Since I’ve been working from home, being holed up is not drastically different from my life, pre-MCO. Also, I have a garden, so I can be outside without worrying about wearing a face mask.

Speaking of face masks, I wore one for the first time, when I went to the supermarket two days ago. Normally, I wouldn’t since supposedly, you’re only required to wear one if you’re not well. My allergies were acting up that day and I was sneezing a little more than usual, so I dug out one of the face masks I knew was kept in the medical cabinet and put it on. It was not entirely comfortable…

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