There are new reports that divorce rates in China are on the rise because the quarantine and social separation stemming from the spread of coronavirus has caused married couples to spend so much time together that they are driving each other crazy. Well the illness might also be responsible for one man in England being on the road to divorce, but it's not because he spent too much time with his wife - quite the opposite in fact.
According to The Sun, the businessman told his spouse that he had to travel for work elsewhere in the U.K., but he actually went on a secret vacation with his mistress to Italy. There, he wound up contracting coronavirus. When he was checked out by doctors, he fessed up on how he caught it, but wouldn't reveal the name of the woman he met up with.
The good news is he's expected to survive the infection, but it seems unlikely his marriage will. A public official said, "He thought he had the perfect alibi to carry out his affair, but hadn't reckoned on the coronavirus meltdown. The patient is just relieved he got home before flights were cancelled - that would have taken some explaining."
They went on to state, "He's in a blind panic, but more about his adultery being exposed rather than his health."
He's current self-isolating in his luxurious home.