Is Santa Covid-secure and will lockdown stop him from delivering presents tonight?

THERE'S no need to worry about Santa not being able to deliver presents.

Coronavirus doesn't affect Santa so he's able to carry on as normal.

Follow our Santa tracker live blog for the very latest updates on hislocation.

Is Santa Covid-secure?

Yes, Santa is Covid-secure so he will be able to work as normal and deliver children their presents for Christmas Day.

You also don't need to worry about Santa spreading the virus in anyone's homes as he has immunity.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, a leading infectious disease expert, told USA Today: "Santa is exempt from this because Santa, of all the good qualities, has a lot of good innate immunity."

He assured: "Santa is not going to be spreading any infections to anybody."

Will lockdown stop Santa from delivering presents tonight?

Lucky Santa gets to skip lockdown unlike the rest of us.

But it's good news for us because it means we still get to receive presents from Santa as he'll deliver them as normal tonight while everyone sleeps.

Even Tier 4 areas will still be visited by the cheerful old man and his reindeers, including Rudolph.

Professor Emer Shelley, the dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, said on Good Morning Britain: “Everybody is asleep when Santa Claus calls, so he’s not going to come across anybody when he travels all around the world from Lapland."

He also works so quickly that his chances of coming into contact with someone who has the virus are none!

Does Santa have to quarantine?

No, Santa doesn't have to quarantine.

But he didn't want to visit any children this year and have them sit on his knee because it could have spread germs among the children.

Dr Gina Song, a pediatrician at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva, Illinois, told USA Today: "Santa does not want the kids to line up waiting to see him because he doesn't want to spread germs.

"Santa gets sad if the kids or their families are sick."

So he chooses to keep his distance to protect others, even though he himself won't catch the virus.

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