The new Level 2 Covid-19 regulations have maintained that gatherings of people above 50 are still prohibited but politicians and donors continue defying the directive endangering the health of many.
(Hatfield residents gather for food donations)
It would be expected that most donation activities be held in appropriate manner that adheres to the stipulations as laid down under Level 2.
(Touts receiving donated food in Norton)
Recent activities however show that some politicians and private organisations are still going ahead with large gatherings.
These are usually held to hand over donated food or equipment to vulnerable people.
With the numbers for new infections still going up this is surprising and action needs to be taken to make sure that everyone follows the rules.
In the peculiar case that people have to gather strict measures need to be taken to ensure that social distancing is followed.
With hunger and unemployment increasing it’s a known fact that any donation activity will be characterised by stampedes and huge gatherings and measures have to taken prior to ensure that Covid-19 safety is observed.