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US News 'All humans to self-isolate': Dalek patrols streets ordering people to stay indoors

15:25  06 april  2020
15:25  06 april  2020 Source:   news.sky.com

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Yet another good reason to stay indoors . A clip showing a Dalek rolling down a street warning people to ' self - isolate ' during the coronavirus outbreak has gone viral. In the video the lone Dalek can be seen patrolling a UK street telling ' all humans ' to stay inside 'by order of the Daleks '.

' Dalek ' spotted on UK street telling humans to ' stay inside' and ' self isolate '. One thing that we really didn't expect to see in all of this was a Dalek from Doctor Who, parading the streets In all seriousness, Matt Hancock, the health secretary has warned the public that if people don't stick to the

a car parked on the side of a road: The Dalek was spotted patrolling the streets. Pic: Louise Parker © Other The Dalek was spotted patrolling the streets. Pic: Louise Parker A Dalek has been spotted patrolling the streets of a small village and ordering "all humans to self-isolate".

In a video captured by amused residents, the Doctor Who villain passes through the deserted street while ordering people to comply with "the order of the Daleks".

People across the UK have been urged by the government to stay at home and only leave the house for essential needs to help stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Some thought the incident was some light relief, with one Twitter user writing: "Wildlife is finally returning to Britain's streets. Nature is healing."

"SELF-ISOLATE!! SELF-ISOLATE!!! SELF-ISOLATE!!!!" another wrote.

But others found the clip, taken in Robin Hood's Bay near Whitby in Yorkshire, terrifying.

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One social media user wrote: "Am I the only one to feel a genuine shiver of fear watching this? As a child I would most certainly have been hiding behind the sofa.

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Self isolating means staying at home and avoiding contact with other people . You must not go to work, school or visit public areas. If a child develops symptoms, they need to stay at home for seven days from the onset of their symptoms. People in self-isolation should not invite visitors to their home.

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"And if a Cyberman came marching down the road, that would be it, I'd be running for my life!"

Another person added: "I'm not going to argue with a Dalek."

Tayside Police in Scotland used the viral video to remind its Twitter followers to stay inside during the coronavirus pandemic - and appeared to have some impressive Doctor Who knowledge.

"Our colleagues in Skaro Division have deployed their Direct Action Local Enforcement Kops to ensure everyone is following guidelines about isolation and social distancing," the force wrote.

"We recommend everyone uses their Totally Awesome Rightly Distanced Isolation Systems to comply."

The Daleks were created by sci-fi writer Terry Nation, first appearing in the popular television series in 1963.

Their usual catchphrase is "Exterminate!" - but, for now, they're asking people to "self-isolate".

Stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading - here is what you can and can't do. If you think you have the virus, don't go to the GP or hospital, stay indoors and get advice online. Only call NHS 111 if you cannot cope with your symptoms at home; your condition gets worse; or your symptoms do not get better after seven days. In parts of Wales where 111 isn't available, call NHS Direct on 0845 46 47. In Scotland, anyone with symptoms is advised to self-isolate for seven days. In Northern Ireland, call your GP.

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