A number of voices have claimed the the world is in for a baby boom in about nine months times. Star of American Dragon’s Den style programme Shark Tank, Judge Daymond John, has predicted a baby boom due to the virus.
He said told People: “People gonna be home, gonna have some extra time on their hands.
“A little bored, maybe, or in love. And nine months after everything is over, we’re gonna have a whole lot of babies.”
Another person to put their voice to the claim is rapper Machine Gun Kelly.
The theory is taking hold on social media, with #Coronials – the name being given to those born in this predicted baby boom, trending on Twitter.
But, is there any real scientific evidence to back up these spurious claims?
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However, this was only of 10 percent, and it is not the rule when it comes to events that cause people to become housebound.
A pandemic is far different to a hurricane however, and the thought of passing germs around might put some of the idea of coitus.
While guidelines don’t prohibit couples from sleeping together while self-isolating, if either one seems ill their spouse should sleep elsewhere and not share any bedding.
In fact, the coronavirus has actually caused divorce rates to spike in China – which does not indicate an uptick in lovemaking across the nation as might have been expected.