Tag: lockdown

Africa: How to Usher in a New Year in ‘Lockdown’

December 31, 2020
Bogged down by the Coronavirus pandemic, the year 2020 brought with it lockdowns, economic insecurities, anxiety, ailment, and even deaths. So much that the world is hopeful for a new beginning in 2021. Fingers and toes crossed, the world is preparing to bid adieu to 2020 and ring in the New Year with renewed hopes

Anti-lockdown Michigan congressman tests positive for coronavirus

November 17, 2020
A GOP congressman from Michigan who has criticized Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order announced on Monday that he’d tested positive for the coronavirus and urged people to follow public health guidelines. Rep. Tim Walberg, 69, said he was experiencing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and after learning on Sunday that he’d tested positive for the

We don’t support another lockdown

November 16, 2020
A member of Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory team on Sunday rejected claims that the president-elect would force the country into another round of strict lockdowns as daily coronavirus cases reach new highs. “We are not in support of a nationwide lockdown and believe there is not a scenario unless — there simply isn’t a scenario

‘Lockdown’ named word the year by Collins Dictionary

November 10, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has officially defined 2020. UK-based Collins Dictionary has announced “lockdown” as its word of the year, with other pandemic related words close behind. Defined as “the imposition of stringent restrictions on travel, social interaction, and access to public spaces,” the noun was one of six words in the dictionary’s top-ten of 2020