Prime Minister Boris Johnson started lockdown on the evening of 23rd of March 2020 🚫
On the 5th April he was admitted to hospital after 10 days self isolating with the Corona Virus 🧪
On the 6th April he is in intensive care with deteriorating symptoms 🩺
The Queen addressed the nation at 8pm on 5th April 👑
Excel now known as NHS Nightingale and will be a hospital for up to 4,000 patients, most of whom are on ventilators. Similar venues being used in cities across the country. Opened by Prince Charles at 11am on 3rd April 🏥
Community support groups established, to support the vulnerable, elderly, immunocompromised and people in enforced isolation due to exposure, in their community 🧓🏻👴🏻
Petrol ⛽️ price close to home 🏡 was £1.02.
Schools closed on Friday 20 March. 🏫Remote learning in place 🎓
Self-distancing measures required ☹️
Tape on the floors at grocery stores ❌ and others to help distance shoppers 🛒 (2 mtrs) from each other.
Limited number of people inside stores, therefore, lineups outside the store doors 🏬
Non-essential stores and businesses mandated closed 🚫 People who can work 👩🏻💻👨🏻💻 from home 🏡
Parks 🏕 trails, entire cities 🏢 closed or restricted to locals only in their bubble.
Entire sports ⚽️ 🏉 🎾 seasons cancelled.
Olympics postponed to 2021. 🔵🟡⚫🟢🔴
Concerts 🎫 tours 🚌 festivals 🤹🏻 entertainment events 🎭 cancelled 🚫
Weddings 👰🏼🤵🏻 family celebrations 🥳 holiday gatherings 👨👩👦👦 even funerals ⚰️ cancelled 🚫
No masses, churches ⛪️ and mosques are closed 🚫
No gatherings of 50 or more, then 20 or more, then 10 or more. Now, Don't socialize with anyone outside of your home bubble ⚗️
Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, and all other TV networks are on in every home daily now 🎬
Children's outdoor play parks are closed 🎡
We are to distance from each other. Shortage of masks 😷 gowns 🥼 gloves 🧤 for our front-line workers.
Shortage of ventilators for the critically ill 🤒 in many parts of the world.
Refrigerated trucks for the dead outside hospitals in the USA 🇺🇸 Italy 🇮🇹 Spain 🇪🇸 China 🇨🇳 and more.
Panic buying 🛒 sets in and we have limits on toilet paper 🧻 disinfecting supplies, paper towels, staple foods 🥗 hand sanitizer 🧴 Flour is hard to get because the packaging comes from China 🇨🇳 and borders are closed 🚧
Manufacturers 🏭 distilleries and other businesses 🏢 switch their lines to help make visors, masks 😷 hand sanitizer 🧴 and PPE 🧤
Fines are established for breaking lockdown rules 🤑
Stadiums 🏟 and recreation facilities overseas open up for the overflow of Covid-19 🦠 patients.
Public Park 🏕 areas turned into caravan parks for stranded tourists to self isolate 🚐
Press conferences daily from the PM 👱♂ and other government 🏛 officials. Daily updates on new cases, recoveries, and deaths ⚰️
Government 🏛 incentives to stay home. Barely anyone on the roads 🛣
People wearing masks 😷 and gloves outside 🧤
Essential service workers are terrified to go to work 👮🏻 👩🏻⚕ 👲🏻
Medical field workers 👩🏻⚕ are afraid to go home to their families 👨👧👦
142,195 deaths globally so far.
This is the Novel Coronavirus 🦠 (Covid-19) Pandemic, WHO declared March 11th, 2020.
Why, you ask, do I write 📝 this status?
One day it will show up in my memory 💭 feed, and it will be a yearly reminder that life is precious and not to take the things we dearly love for granted 💕
We have so much! 🙌🏻
Be thankful. Be grateful 😌
Be kind to each other - love one another - support everyone 🥰
We are all one! ❤🧡💛💚💙💜🤎🖤🤍
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