Beijing: The order for people to stay in Hawaii in the US has been extended until the end of May, while the California police has closed a park due to overcrowding. Many other states of America and countries around the world have taken different paths towards restoring economic activity and reopening the shutdown.
According to official figures, more than 2 lakh people have died due to Novel Corona virus worldwide. Meanwhile, there have been reports of infection among people aboard another US Navy vessel near the seaside area of South America.
Officials in the US administration have thought of drawing the attention of President Donald Trump to the economic crisis that has arisen due to the virus, but Dr. Anthony Fauci of the US National Institutes of Health warns not to move too quickly in this direction.
He said that you are hearing a lot about the need and desire to return to normalcy, it is understandable. But if we do not control it, we will never be able to return to normalcy. I know we will, but we have to do it the right way.
Social systems in countries are on a precarious path between preventing the spread of the virus and giving economic and psychological relief to people forced to live in homes. Millions of people have lost their jobs worldwide, migrant laborers and especially the poor have been badly affected. Demonstrations have taken place from Berlin to Texas over restrictions.
Social systems in countries are on a precarious path between preventing the spread of the virus and giving economic and psychological relief to the people who are forced to live in homes. Millions of people have lost their jobs worldwide, migrant laborers and especially the poor have been badly affected. Demonstrations have taken place from Berlin to Texas over restrictions.
In India too, shops have been allowed to open in some places this week. But this relaxation in lockdown will not be applicable in areas where the infection outbreak is high. Shopping malls also will not open. People will be allowed to move out of the house only to get ration, medicines and other necessary items.
Sri Lanka also partially relaxed the month-long curfew in more than two-third of the region, but imposed a 24-hour lockdown across the country as soon as 46 new cases of infection were reported. Officials in the Chinese city of Wuhan said all major construction projects have been started. Authorities have resumed production in factories and have also started other economic activities after nearly two and a half months of lockdown.
On Sunday, 11 new cases of infection were reported in China. However, no new cases of death were reported. Spain, along with Italy and France in Europe, has begun preparations for a relaxation of restrictions in early May, but the UK has not prepared any plans for a change in the lockdown, where the virus infection killed 20,000. This does not include the number of patients dying in nursing homes, which is expected to be in the thousands.
Hawaii Governor David Ige has extended the lockdown till May 31. Compulsory segregation of those coming from outside has also been ordered. He warned that if public places were opened in a hurry, the progress made so far in the prevention of the virus would recede.
Many people are coming to the beaches, golf courses, due to the heat rising in California. Police had to close Lovers Point Park and a beach in the southern corner to maintain social distance. City and County Beach in Los Angeles, playgrounds were closed. The cavalry officers are patrolling these areas and enforcing social distance rules.
Georgia and Oklahoma have allowed salons, spas and barber shops to open. Alaska has approved restaurants to introduce dining facilities there. Retail shops and other businesses can also be opened here, though strict rules will have to be followed. Many people are eager to return to their jobs.
Tattoo studio owner Ras Anderson said 50 to 60 customers visited his shop on Friday. Despite the announcement by the governor of Georgia, Shawn Gingrich, CEO and founder of Lion Dane Fitness, decided to keep the gym closed in Atlanta. He said that we have already lost a lot. It seems to me that if we open shops, increase activities, it might prove to be counter productive.