Duty or score-settling? Rights and wrongs of corona-shaming

Police are receiving thousands of reports a day of lockdown rules being broken as ‘Covidiots’ enters public lexicon Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Melissa has reported her neighbours to the police three times since lockdown began. There are a dozen flats in her block and she lives with her seven-year-old son, who she says has asthma-like symptoms. She is furious about “the inconsiderate, selfish behaviour” of residents using communal hallways yet still not complying with lockdown rules. “My neighbour never seemed to do any exercise before and now he’s training for the Olympics, out two or three times a day.” Continue reading...