To panic is human, yet what’s much more so is to hope. Hope is the intoxicating chemical that efficiently floated many human societies into surviving this lengthy, and with it, we’ll survive something – the Coronavirus included.
True to this, social media was agog earlier at this time as movies surfaced on-line of common Televangelist and founding father of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, Temitope Balogun Joshua, telling his congregants that the Coronavirus pandemic shall be over by March 27, 2020. The seek for hope is excessive!
Whereas the precise date of recording isn’t identified, it has change into apparent that majority of Nigerians sit up for the date, to allow them resume their regular way of life after weeks of social distancing, restriction of motion, elevated hygiene, shut borders, suspension of ‘owambes’ and sporting actions, in addition to crashing economies world wide.
This explains why barely 7 days after the announcement by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu that the index case (Italian) is now adverse and has been discharged, the information popping out concerning the imminent discharge of 6 extra Coronavirus sufferers by the Lagos State Authorities is implausible. The pandemic has taken over 20000 lives globally because it broke out in January 2020, however related to that determine is a quantity few keep in mind or really feel is overly necessary to say.
It comes out of the 416, 686 complete variety of contaminated worldwide reported by the World Well being Organisation (WHO), which implies that over 390, 000 have recovered from the virus. This hopeful information implies that, of the reported 31 circumstances within the nation’s largest metropolis, 7 have recovered and 1 in neighbouring Ogun, with no fatality.
As Lagos and the Federal authorities inches in the direction of lockdown, that is recent justification that our collective efforts to maintain ourselves and each other protected with a view to curb the unfold of the Coronavirus, will repay, and even finally be a music of complete victory, if we persevere.
Certainly, after we do get by this, the excellent take residence would be the human capability to come back collectively in instances of disaster, uplift each other and overcome collectively.
Till then, Hope you’re flattening the curve? Attempt considering past your self however staying protected, for all our sake is sweet sufficient!