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COVID-19: Omicron Variant Dampening Spirits

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The festive season and new 12 months typically deliver jubilation and hope. However it seems a lot of that enjoyment shall be dampened because the world grapples with yet one more wave of the COVID-19 pandemic –this time attributable to the Omicron variant. Ewura Adwoa Larbi, a 21- year-old correspondent from Ghana, examines the difficulty and the way it’s affecting that nation.

The festive time on the finish of 1 12 months and the start of one other is a serious interval for Ghanaians and residents worldwide to rejoice, relaxation and recharge. Sadly for Ghana and lots of different international locations, what was imagined to be a jolly time has turned bitter as circumstances of the brand new COVID-19 variant – Omicron – have been recorded and the variety of individuals contaminated is placing a damper on leisure actions.

It has been virtually two years because the first report of a COVID-19 an infection pressured the world to a grinding halt. Since then, international locations have been out and in of lockdowns, adjusting as circumstances of the virus both spike or subside. The world has now learnt to higher adapt to and survive the hostile results of the worldwide pandemic. However whereas complete populations hope for a constructive final result, the virus continues to stay on, mutating from one pressure to the subsequent and extra harmful one. 

Ghana’s COVID-19 state of affairs had seen main enhancements throughout the early months of 2021, particularly with the nationwide vaccination roll out. There was a glimmer of hope, an air of quiet pleasure previous the vacations that ‘meet-ups’ with buddies and family members to benefit from the festivities would really be attainable. Regrettably, the present state of affairs differs enormously from that which was anticipated because the unrelenting Omicron variant drives up new circumstances throughout the nation. 

With the imposition of latest worldwide in addition to native restrictions on the motion and festive actions of Ghanaians, many appear to be getting into the brand new 12 months on a a lot gloomier observe than anticipated. Because the Omicron infections improve, rumours of lockdowns have resulted in rising undertones of concern and panic as many fear about starting 2022 with a more recent and supposedly extra harmful variant hovering over their heads. 

What wouldn’t it imply for staff, college students and the nation’s financial and social actions if we’re pressured right into a lockdown as soon as once more?

The Omicron pressure continues to be a ‘spoilsport’. Nonetheless, residents are getting vaccinated and lots of appear to be making efforts to comply with all protocols within the hope of mitigating the state of affairs. Others are praying. However will these efforts be sufficient to permit residents to actually benefit from the holidays and the brand new 12 months?

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Photograph Credit: Pixabay

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About Ewura Adwoa Larbi: I’m a tertiary scholar learning animal biology and conservation science. My passions embrace nature and human and animal interactions.

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Opinions expressed on this article are these of the creator and don’t essentially signify the views of the Commonwealth Youth Programme. Articles are revealed in a spirit of dialogue, respect and understanding. In the event you disagree, why not submit a response?
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