How Coronavirus changed the world in 2020
The world has been suffering from coronavirus. Many individuals had lost their battle with a deadly virus and left alone. Even Coronavirus changed the world in 2020.
Around 1.7 million people have lost their lives and more than 80 million people have been contacted with the virus.
In 2020, Coronavirus has paralyzed the economies and devastated the communities. It also constrains around 4 Billion people in their homes. People had lost their loved ones alone in hospitals as bedside visits are considered dangerous for others.
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COVID-19 is far from the deadliest pandemic in history. In the 14th century Bubonic plague had wiped out a quarter of the population and in 1918 -19 Spanish Influenza had succumbed to around 50 million people.
But in contracting Coronavirus is simple as breathing at the wrong place at the wrong time.
One of the survivors said, “I went to the gate of hell and came back”, a Chinese survivor had spent almost 14 days in the hospital. He also said, he saw people surrendering and failed to recover from the virus.
On 31st December 2019, Chinese authorities had announced 27 cases of “viral pneumonia of unknown origin”. The very next day Chinese authorities had silently shut down the Wuhan animal market linked to the outbreak.
Chinese officials had identified the virus as 2019-nCoV on 7th January. Wuhan had faced their first death due to Coronavirus on 11th January and within days, the virus had flared across Asia, France, and also the United States.
After 11th February, France had confirmed the first death due to Covid-19 and Northern Italy turned into an epicenter. Italy, Spain, France, and Britain went into lockdown. By April around 3.9 Billion people were living under some form of lockdown.
All streets around the world are vacant but too frequent wail of ambulance sirens around the streets. During coronavirus businesses closed, schools and colleges were closed, live sports were canceled, shops, clubs, bars, and restaurants were also closed to prevent the spread of the virus.
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