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How coronavirus has turned the world upside down: Avoiding the gym to stay healthy!

Updated : 2020-03-17 17:25:39

The coronavirus outbreak has literally turned the world upside down, literally. While countries are busy sanitising and implementing measures to battle the spread of СОVІD-19, citizens are being asked to avoid things that were always on their to do lists. Here are some surreal facts, that could give a chuckle or two, but believe it or not not many would have thought these things would ever be possible. Read on for more. (Image: Reuters)
The coronavirus outbreak has literally turned the world upside down, literally. While countries are busy sanitising and implementing measures to battle the spread of СОVІD-19, citizens are being asked to avoid things that were always on their to do lists. Here are some surreal facts, that could give a chuckle or two, but believe it or not not many would have thought these things would ever be possible. Read on for more. (Image: Reuters)
Avoid the gym | Administrations across the world have asked people to avoid the gym to stay “healthy”. Ironic right, but this is one surefire way to ensure that you do not come in close contact with anyone who is infected with the virus. (Image: Reuters)
Avoid the gym | Administrations across the world have asked people to avoid the gym to stay “healthy”. Ironic right, but this is one surefire way to ensure that you do not come in close contact with anyone who is infected with the virus. (Image: Reuters)
USA for Africa | Remember Michael Jackson’s song “We are the World”, the video showed the world singing for the upliftment of the people of Africa. The continent that always welcomed rich tourists from Europe and other wealthy countries, is now asking them to stay away. (Image: Reuters)
USA for Africa | Remember Michael Jackson’s song “We are the World”, the video showed the world singing for the upliftment of the people of Africa. The continent that always welcomed rich tourists from Europe and other wealthy countries, is now asking them to stay away. (Image: Reuters)
War from home | People in the early 1900s were asked to go to war and battle enemies. Today we are being asked to stay home and battle the enemy. Who knew a couch potato would help a country fight a lethal foe. (Image: Reuters)
War from home | People in the early 1900s were asked to go to war and battle enemies. Today we are being asked to stay home and battle the enemy. Who knew a couch potato would help a country fight a lethal foe. (Image: Reuters)
Divided we stand | Remember the phrase “united we stand”? In the context of conoravirus, it has literally changed to “divided we stand”. Yes, we have been asked to stay away from groups and isolate ourselves at homes. (Image: Reuters)
Divided we stand | Remember the phrase “united we stand”? In the context of conoravirus, it has literally changed to “divided we stand”. Yes, we have been asked to stay away from groups and isolate ourselves at homes. (Image: Reuters)
Family time | It is often difficult to get everyone at home together for some quality family time. The COVID-19 outbreak has ensured that families are spending more time indoors consuming content on Netflix and other OTT platforms. (Image: Reuters)
Family time | It is often difficult to get everyone at home together for some quality family time. The COVID-19 outbreak has ensured that families are spending more time indoors consuming content on Netflix and other OTT platforms. (Image: Reuters)
Spic and span | We had heard of planes being sanitise and trains being fumigated for cockroaches and other pests. But today many rail services are sanitising trains for the safety of commuters. (Image: Reuters)
Spic and span | We had heard of planes being sanitise and trains being fumigated for cockroaches and other pests. But today many rail services are sanitising trains for the safety of commuters. (Image: Reuters)
Work from home | This one is a real blessing in disguise. Many of us have long wished that we wake up late, avoid the lengthy, time-consuming commute to the workplace and instead just lay back on the bed. We’ll this a dream come true as more and more companies are encouraging employees to work from home. (Image: Reuters)
Work from home | This one is a real blessing in disguise. Many of us have long wished that we wake up late, avoid the lengthy, time-consuming commute to the workplace and instead just lay back on the bed. We’ll this a dream come true as more and more companies are encouraging employees to work from home. (Image: Reuters)
Drop in pollution levels | Countries like China and India have struggled to battle pollution that often rise to lethal levels due to polluting factories and vehicles. As China has shuttered factories and cleared streets to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the average number of
Drop in pollution levels | Countries like China and India have struggled to battle pollution that often rise to lethal levels due to polluting factories and vehicles. As China has shuttered factories and cleared streets to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the average number of "good quality air days" increased to 21.5 percent in February, compared to the same period last year, CNN reported. Satellite images show a drastic decline in nitrogen dioxide emissions in major Chinese cities. *Note: All photos are for representational purposes. (Image: Reuters)
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