‘Quite a year’: couples on being separated by the Covid pandemic

Guardian readers tell their stories of being kept apart by illness, work and closed borders

The coronavirus pandemic has lead to airport closures, cancelled flights, and some countries not allowing citizens to leave.

For couples used to being apart for short periods the restrictions have meant being apart for much longer. For those from different countries, they may have had to choose between visiting or caring for family and being together. Some have been kept apart by illness or essential work.

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