Coronavirus began spreading across the world in late March 2020, and then a point reached where it was present in every part and country of the world spreading terror, disease, and death. Even to this date, Coronavirus is present and has disturbed the very pillars of ingenuity, progress, and sustainability. It is believed that the virus would leave dynamic and everlasting consequences on our society.
Many incidents happen around the world, but these don’t leave such everlasting effects over the people, not bringing the world to an absolute change. Has Coronavirus affected our world? Yes, it has. Would our world be the same place that it was before the invasion of the virus? No, it won’t be.
Following are stated some of the rational changes and occurring defining the very way that how Coronavirus has changed the world;
Unemployment rates have increased:
Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic, the worldwide businesses were shut down for a period of weeks to months, depending on the country and the intensity of the virus that spread in there. Being shutdown for such long duration the businesses and corporations, factories and industries were out of work. Production was halted, the raw material was short, and other combined social and government decisions left a dark stain on these businesses.
As a counter-strategy in order to cut costs and stay afloat, these businesses started to fire their employees, thus creating a void in the world market. More than a million people around the world are now unemployed due to Coronavirus, and the numbers are likely to increase too in the given future. Coronavirus has pushed the world economy to the brink of being collapsed, thus changing our world into a deep abyss.
The world economy is in plummet.
Talking about the countries that were affected the most with the Coronavirus, the list is long and filled with specified entries. It is not the question of which countries had to go through this economic change but how severe it has been for our whole world. Because not any country’s economy was disturbed, the world in its whole got affected by this dwindling economy.
Coronavirus, while disturbing the businesses around the world and governments spending millions in terms of providing aid and investing heavily over the medical assistance to combat the virus, has lost track of how much they should really be spending. Not much business got done, import and export, as well as every type of industry out there, got affected; that is why the overall economy of the world is in plummet now. The world market has already crashed, and when it will be stable again is the question everyone wants an answer to.
Market crashes and Economic uncertainty
As you might have already heard that as not much trade got done amid COVID-19 Pandemic. And the world market crashed only recently. As governments and various states started lifting the restrictions around the world, the trade got started again, and some improvement days came through as well. But the state of the market and the future still remains uncertain. Whether the world economy would come again to a standpoint, or does the uncertainty will remain? Coronavirus has left the market and economic conditions around the world still uncertain and in an extreme lackluster.
Coronavirus has surprisedly left a good impact on the environment. As the industries remained close for a brief interval, the bad practices that were done before were on a halt for a consistent duration. That is why the environment actually did see a great impact; the ozone layer over the Arctic started to repair itself, the air became fresh, and the marine and wildlife did also got around to a better start. But do these impacts and effects are to remain consistent through and through? Well, that can only be answered by analyzing the future trends of the virus spread and closeness of the humans towards the adoption of better and organic ways of interacting with nature.
The educational system severely derailed.
The first thing to go down amid the COVID-19 Pandemic was the educational system around the world. Schools, colleges, and universities around the world were imminently closed over a static impulse of saving the students from the disease. Many businesses and organizations have recently opened by confining in with the standard operating procedures or SOPs as provided by the government.
As to this day, the educational sectors have not been allowed to carry on with their standard operations as the fear of the virus relapse, and infection still lingers. The education department was the biggest target of the COVID-19 Pandemic as many teachers and professors in the private sector had to be laid off from their jobs and responsibilities in order to relieve the financial tension boiling up within the education department around the world.
Fast food chains deeply affected.
Fast food had become the normal norm of eating and dining around the globe. But due to the Coronavirus, this system of food chains is deeply affected. No more dine-in, no more booking the place for the night, and poor SOPs practices by the restaurant and fast-food chain owners have left the business in deep trouble. The government is on the back of such enterprises and seems content on sealing their operation if disarray with SOPs continues.
The travel industry in the ruins
The travel industry is easily the most charming and cash-generating industry there is. But due to the restrictions imposed by various states and governments, the travel industry and tourism are both in great danger. No one knows when the situation would get normal again, when travel to the world would open once again and when the virus would leave this world for good. But the one thing that is known includes that we have to live with the Coronavirus, and in order to stay safe and be able to become the change that this world requires right now, precautionary measures need to adopt.
It is very well the possibility that the virus is not going to go away anytime soon, but we can still come closer to living a normal life once again if necessary actions and precautions are taken. But the world as we knew it might not be able to bounce back to where it was before.