Coronavirus pandemic has grabbed every corner of the universe in its grip. And governments from every angle are continuously trying to save their people from this life-threatening infection.
A major operation to repatriate the people has recently been started in India. whereas the people who are quarantined in Kenya are being charged to get free. Likewise, various states of the world are facing different forms of COVID 19.
Lockdown is daunting, especially if you are living in South Africa, and you want to smoke or get some alcohol.
South Africa is a bit relaxed now regarding the opening of shops and markets in comparison to the last month.
The government is South Africa has been the most stringent regarding this lockdown and self-isolation. Moreover, the government took an extravagant move to ban the sale of tobacco and any alcohol. Since it has been observed that smokers are more likely to get infected with this virus, all this continued till May 1, 2020. Then finally government released the lockdown to some extent, still being the stiffest one anywhere.
A lot of people got affected by this significant step of government and faced unexpected consequences. However, this ban somehow hindered the fight against the contagious coronavirus through its contribution from violence, specifically domestic violence, and deadly accidents.
Argentina staggered once more as the pandemic affects the economy.
It is shooting towards its third default in two decades regarding the international loans leading the country to affect the economy drastically, which can haunt the land for an extended period even after this widespread gets over.
The Argentina seems to be joining Lebanon as the first defaulters in causing a financial racket due to COVID 19. The country people were already facing a severe inflection, which was further accelerated when this lockdown was forced.
This was traumatic for the country’s government and ruined all the plans to restructure $66 billion in debt from the international creditors and Wall Street investment banks.
Furthermore, the country still has a heavy load of interest of $500 million.
India begins to bring its stranded citizens from the different corners of the world via air or sea.
The Indian government has started its tremendous effort of bringing back all its people from all corners of the world. The government is trying to get all its citizens back whose lives has suddenly got hit hardly with this pandemic via national carriers Air India and naval ships.
The very first flight headed towards the southern state of Kerala from Dubai on Thursday. And the proud pilot was seen cheering for his country’s effort. Well, on Friday, two naval ships carried around 1,000 people following all precautionary measures from the Maldives.
However, the country is prioritizing medical emergencies like pregnant women and students keeping all safety measures in mind. All these citizens arriving have been checked by medical professionals properly before getting released.