Top 10 Stupidest Things People are Doing Because of the Coronavirus

Me and my family went to the UK before Christmas time to see our relatives, the Coronavirus was new back then. Now we're stuck in the uk, and it's on lockdown. These are just some silly things people are doing because of the coronavirus. Remember to keep a clear head about this!
The Top Ten
1 Buying excessive amounts of toilet paper

You should indeed do that since there isn't much left in the stores, and you use it often. However, that doesn't mean you need to buy a million or more of them and keep them in your storage room. So here is why most people want to buy lots of toilet paper (for those of you who don't understand): we need to use it after we go to the bathroom to stay clean, but because of the virus, there isn't much going to the stores. So, there isn't an unlimited amount of toilet paper for everyone to use. Most people don't want to run out of toilet paper, so they buy tons. Luckily, the virus is better now. No need to buy so much!

2 Gathering with others

Really dumb. A bunch of stupid teenagers come into the park nearby our house at night, and hundreds of them drink alcohol and deface property. I know it's wrong to judge all teenagers, but those guys are idiots.

It's called social distancing, people. Go home.

What happened to social distancing anyways?

3 Purchasing large quantities of disinfecting hand gel

Getting 30 bottles of hand sanitizer is NOT going to save you from Coronavirus. Just wash your hands daily. Don't spend the extra money.

4 Overreacting

My friend literally said, "If Coronavirus gets any worse, the scientists might have to find a way to get us to Mars!" She was not joking. And if she was, she was doing a VERY good job of it. Now that's overrating.

This virus kills less than the flu! I don't get what all this drama is about.

The news about the virus makes people overreact even more.

5 Acquiring unapproved medicine without medical advice

I got word people are stockpiling drugs, in fear of catching the coronavirus.

This can be deadlier than the coronavirus!

6 Wearing protective suits unnecessarily

Use a mask if it's available, but don't buy too much. It's best for sick people!

7 Dismissing recommendations from health experts

Yes, these people are pretty annoying. Keep distance from other people and don't panic, and you will be fine. Also, wash your hands.

8 Visiting hospitals for minor symptoms like a slight cough or cold

This is especially bad considering that the hospitals will be extra busy. So, you might be delaying someone who actually needs it from getting treatment.

Just go to the general practitioner first.

9 Exhibiting racist behavior by assuming all Asians are infected

Not everyone in Asia has corona. Coronavirus has existed since late 2019 and spreads in the world, except Turkmenistan, which didn't get any COVID cases like other countries.

This is disgusting and really offensive. Assuming that all Asians have COVID just because China caused it is basically assuming that all people in Africa are poor because you've heard about a lot of them being poor. Seriously, there's already a crisis at hand. No need to make another.

I mean, China did start the whole coronavirus thing...but it doesn't mean we should go and attack Asian people. You can't blame every Chinese person for this because they can't help it.

10 Intentionally licking products in stores and claiming to have the virus

People are doing this? What does this have to do with the coronavirus?

The Contenders
11 Deliberately coughing on others and stating they are infected

I hate these people with a burning passion. They are nothing more than complete morons who have nothing to do with their lives. They have no respect for other people at all.

Stupid TikTok corona challenge. This is why I don't have this racist, stupid app even though I'm 15. I really do wish teens would stop pressuring me to download it. Is there anyone out there in my position?

Unless there's a pedophile following you, don't ever do this to anyone.

12 Isolating oneself despite a low risk of infection

No, this is a very smart thing to do. No one is highly unlikely to get it, and it is better to be safe than to get it and show no symptoms and accidentally give it to someone who can't survive it.

13 Ignoring directives from authorities and governments

They'll listen to celebrities rather than the authorities, and I find that disrespectful.

Yes, I know it feels like the government is infringing on our rights and being what feels like authoritarianism, but it is to protect our nation and ensure we get back to normal life again. Every time you disobey, you are extending the quarantine time and contributing to the fall of our economy while adding more pointless deaths.

14 Falsely accusing pharmacists of stockpiling medical essentials

I agree with Frostfeather. If anything, they're SUPPOSED to get as much medical supplies as they can!

They need the medical supplies, guys!

15 Hoarding supplies

Can't really over-buy if you have not seen a single package of TP or hand sanitizer in almost 2 months.

16 Attending social gatherings

I heard that a group of police had to break up a party and arrest the majority of the partygoers. Take it seriously, people. This is not a joke.

17 Creating COVID-19 conspiracy theories
18 Adopting a confrontational attitude
19 Protesting against quarantine measures
20 Believing the pandemic signifies the apocalypse
21 Discussing only the virus to the exclusion of all else
22 Deciding to have more children as a response to the pandemic
23 Overlooking symptoms of allergies
24 Assembling in large groups
25 Buying oversized containers of hand sanitizer
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