Government officials in Italy are finding reasons to be optimistic as the latest data coming out of the country is showing initial signs of a slowdown in infections.
One could hardly be blamed for growing tired of being bombarded with skyrocketing mortality numbers, and details about the dents to global economies. Avoiding the news, seeking solace in conspiracy theories, and diving too enthusiastically into your lockdown wine stash, however, could all be signs that you have another problem on your hands: compassion fatigue.
The United States, Spain and the United Kingdom all recorded their worst coronavirus death tolls for a single day yesterday, while the world closes in on one million total confirmed cases.
There’s one factor that everyone is going to notice and have to navigate, and thats the effect of the lockdowns on their relationships. For couples, this comes in one of two forms: either you’re stuck at home with your significant other, with no way of escaping, or you’re suddenly forced into what is essentially a long-distance relationship. Both of these can be tough if they’re not what you’re used to or what you signed up for.
In the latest figures released for coronavirus infections, the United States recorded over 25,000 new cases of COVID-19 in just one day, while experts are predicting that there could be as many as 240,000 deaths nationwide, and the worst case scenario models say that the death toll could even rise into the millions.
The World Bank has released a statement on the state of East Asian and Pacific economies, concerning the supply shocks created by the COVID-19 outbreak, saying that countries in the region are facing the prospect of a global financial shock and recession.
Please think about your extroverted friends in this time. We are struggling. We need you to call us. We need you to allow us to just be with another person, and you don’t even have to get out of your PJ’s!
While the numbers behind the number of cases, deaths and recoveries is relatively easy to understand, the effects of this global pandemic on the global economy are less clear and we believe it is critical that our readers know what’s happening, so that governments are being held to account for their financial management of this crisis.
The latest data coming out of Johns Hopkins University shows that more than 521,000 people are now infected with the coronavirus and over 24,000 have died.
Right now the coronavirus is not something to feel positive about, but hopefully when the world recovers from this pandemic (we hope!), the human race will emerge from the abyss the better for it, after learning some very hard lessons. They say that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger and, sadly, the coronavirus hasContinue reading “5 Lessons Learned & The Positive Side-Effects Of Covid-19”