As the global pandemic forced cities on lock downs, economic activities practically halted. Those that were forced to migrate into cities to earn a decent wage are now forced to return back into their homes as their income and sometimes their jobs disappear. But as public transport was also suspended in many locations around the world to discourage travel, many people have no choice but to walk just to return home. This is a dilemma of epic proportions!
Back to Normal?
With Metro Manila easing restrictions on movement and some businesses being allowed to operate, many people seem to be out on the streets like everything is already back to normal. Are we forgetting why we were on a community quarantine in the first place?
We’re now entering the third week of our community quarantine. We’ve only done it for two weeks but it felt like two months already!
Unless you’ve just awoken from a long sleep, you’d know that everyone is wary of the COVID-19 virus, better known as the “Corona virus.” And while infections outside China is relatively small, everyone everywhere is feeling it’s effects, and it’s taking its toll on public events.