Coronavirus (Covid -19) Lockdown: 10+ Positive & Negative Effects

Coronavirus (Covid -19) Lockdown:  10+ Positive & Negative Effects

The Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is a health emergencies & global disaster declared by Who on 30 January, 2020 and lockdown is a 1st option suggested by them. As of now, 213+ countries and total 11,058,889 people (3rdJuly, 2020) are affected. Therefore, every country has shutdown their nation for a month or two and slowly reopened. In this article, we will explain about positive and negative impact of lockdown due to 2019-nCoV.

The Positive effects of Coronavirus (Covid -19) Lockdown

Eating Healthy Home Food

Many of the people become cautious about eating outside food because we don’t want to catch COVID-19. As a result, many of us are eating home-made food.

Getting Sufficient Sleep

We can get a little more sleep as we don’t have to commute long distances to get to work or have to get the kids ready for school on time.

Family Time

Families got more time to do fun stuff together like playing games, cook meals, do arts and crafts, and much more. In this corona time together is a great way to relieve stress and improve mental health.

Reduction of Air Pollution

With the lockdown, the air quality has improved mainly due to the fall in road traffic. Even industries were closed down and not allowed to function. This led to sa marked decline in nitrous oxide emission.

Fewer expenses

While many people are struggling with job and income loss, staying at home means less money spent on transportation/commuting, entertainment, eating out, and the like.

River Water Cleaned

With the stoppage of industrial wastes and pollutants to the rivers, there has been a positive effect on the water quality of all the rivers.

The Negative effects of Coronavirus (Covid -19) Lockdown

Economic rebalancing

A small virus has brought the world’s leading economies to their knees. A great recession is being forecast.

Mass unemployment

Studies have shown that following mass unemployment events there is likely to be increased levels of divorce, strain of child mental health, etc.

Increase in Poverty

Covid-19 lockdown date is repeatedly extending; so home-worker, construction-worker, unorganised labourers are losing their jobs and businesses are shutdown which leads to increase poverty.

Educational Institutes closures

Educational Institutes (School, college, Coaching class, and University) closures are impacting over 60 to 70% of the world’s student population. Recent development, lot of institute come up with virtual classroom or e-learning solutions and ICT tools.

Mental depression

The lockdown psychologically impacts a lot of people and getting mental depression. To overcome it, student can play indoor game (Ludo, Carrom Board, and Chess), Watch TV, etc.

  04 Jul 2020
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