A few months ago, when COVID was declared a pandemic, countries all over the world simply shut their doors. As health professionals struggled to deal with the crisis, governments imposed widespread lock downs, confining billions of people to their homes.
Now, even as the jury is still out on what the length of the lock-down should be, some countries are starting to lift restrictions gradually. The worst may or may not be over, and second waves are a huge possibility – but life has to go on. And businesses need to restart.
So, which countries are lifting restrictions and opening up?