Our tissue boxes in a couple of places around the house have sat unused for the last 18 months. I think there is dust on the one coming out of the box that's located in our bathroom. Not TMI, but I blew my nose for the first time in a year and a half. I'm not sick or have a cold, I think it was from the chlorine after swimming laps that I needed to clear out. In fact, I used the dusty one coming out of the box (that's how I knew).
That was one thing in lockdown, not a cold, fever or chill the entire time. With masks on and only going to the grocery store two times a month, how would I, or anyone else doing similar shopping routines, catch anything except the unthinkable...Covid? Our bubble group was homebound too so minimal chance to catch anything from them.
Do you have dusty tissues? I should add, if folks have allergies, tissues have been probably needed. For some reason, we did not have any allergies that rotated through several seasons through lockdown.