With COVID destroying the world and with how Christmas was basically cancelled, I am very concerned about the way people are ignoring QR Codes when entering stores.
Both my wife and I shop regularly at Lake Haven Shopping Centre, mostly food shopping at the Woolworths store there.
At the entry to the store, as there is at most stores, there is a stand with the QR code which is to be scanned upon entry.
I have stood waiting for my wife watching people completely ignore this stand and just walk in.
My understanding is that these codes are mandatory and have to be scanned into a phone, or if no phone, to be signed in to enter the store.
Over two months of watching this, not seen a single person used their phone to scan in.
As we are trying to do the right thing and always scan in to shop, why is Woolworths, and as far as I have seen most stores, ignoring this requirement?
Maybe your newspaper can dig into this matter, as this is a requirement and is for all of our safety as well as the safety of all the store employees, otherwise why have a rule if 90 per cent is ignoring it?
Email, Dec 25
Robert Beggs, Toukley