Claire, 32, says she understands that we’re being asked to social distance to save lives and that thousands of other people are sacrificing everything to stick to the rules, but says her sex drive is too high and she “needs physical contact”.

The shop assistant, who lives in Liverpool, stuck to the rules for the first month but has now given up, and has no regrets despite tens of thousands of deaths in the UK alone.

She said: “I would do it again – it is crazy that the Government is banning people from having sex.

“The fact is that most young people outside of high risk groups have a very small chance of getting seriously ill from Covid.

“We are being asked to go without sex for the whole of the summer to avoid a nasty bout of flu. It is a ban that most people just cannot stick t