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Wuhan originated deadly disease coronavirus would for the first time in decades lock the entire home in their homes as they celebrate 2020 Easter globally.
From Africa to Asia, Europe to America, no one is spared by the ravaging effects of the virus, which had killed 108, 503 people globally as at Sunday, April 12, 2020
It all started like a joke late 2019 when the first case of the virus was officially reported in the Chinese province of Wuhan. Though, there are several conspiracy theories about the actual first case of the virus.
It was gathered that China gagged its press from reporting the case to the World, the World Health Organisation (WHO) a few days after declared it a pandemic which needs urgent attention.
At the time of this report, COVID-19 had killed more people in either Italy or the United States than Wuhan, China, where it originated from.
How will coronavirus affect Easter celebration?
Easter marks the end of lent in Christianity fasting period which is more peculiar to the Catholics, however, it is one of the festive periods every year when people merry.
It’s the time when friends, family members exchange gifts and visits, but the COVID-19 pandemic has halted the merrymaking this year as a result of a stay at home campaign embarked upon by governments around the World.
No vaccine has been developed to battle the virus, as such one of the measures put in place is social distancing so as to curb the further spread of the virus among humans.
There are reports that animals are not spared by the deadly virus.
So, how is it affecting countries globally?
Below is how COVID-19 will affect the celebration of Easter around the World, movements are restricted, global economy has been impacted negatively etc.
In Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy, COVID-19 had killed 10 people, 70 people recovered in the 318 confirmed cases by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as at 1:30, Sunday, April 12, 2020
Analysts say cases might be under-reported in Nigeria, considering the country’s poor health facilities.
Nigeria’s leaders travelled to Germany, Italy, USA, the UK before the pandemic, but it has locked them down in their home country where they are struggling to make do with health facilities they had abandoned for decades.
Just like every other country, confirmed cases are being reported every day in Nigeria.
How Coronavirus will affect Easter celebration in the United States
The 2020 Easter Celebration in the United States would be low key because the US is currently having the highest number of confirmed cases standing at 530,463; it killed 20,499 people in US, while 31,340 recovered.
So far, US has recorded the highest number of deaths in 24 hours with over 2,000 deaths within a day.
Spain was the most hit before US’ unimaginable record. At the moment, Spain has recorded 163, 027 confirmed cases, 59,109 recovered while it claimed 16,606 lives at the last update.
Initially, Italy showed signs of more vulnerabilities than every other country, but at the moment it’s maintaining third position with COVID-19 cases: 152,271 cases; 32,534 recoveries, and 19,468 casualties.
With one of the best health care in Europe, coronavirus pandemic is no respecter of any country as it has hit 125,452 peoples with 51,853 recoveries while 2,871 lives were lost.
China where the virus emanated officially recorded 3,339 deaths; 81,953 confirmed cases and 77,525 recoveries, making the country have the highest number of recovery.
Some accused the Asian country of inventing the virus, this hasn’t be proven scientifically, as such it’s considered a conspiracy.
Finally, 2020 Easter celebration would be low key globally. At this time, the deadly virus has no cure. Top government officials have fallen victims of the virus.