Will You Resume Normal Daily Activities Once The Coronavirus Restrictions Are Finally Lifted?

by | Apr 15, 2020 | Emergency Preparedness, Forecasting, Headline News | 14 comments

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    This article was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse  Blog. 

    COVID-19 has turned all of our lives upside down, and most people are quite eager for a return to normalcy.  But as you will see below, fear of the coronavirus is going to prevent the vast majority of Americans from immediately resuming all of their normal daily activities once the coronavirus restrictions have been lifted.

    Every day there are more stories in the news about prominent individuals that have died from the virus, and the chilling testimonies of those that have wrestled with the virus and survived are extremely sobering.  Yes, most people that catch this virus will ultimately recover, but the fact that tens of thousands of Americans are dying is seriously scaring a lot of people.  And even though the “shelter-in-place” orders appear to be slowing the spread of the virus to a certain extent, the official U.S. death toll has actually doubled over the past week

    U.S. deaths from the novel coronavirus topped 25,000 on Tuesday, doubling in one week, according to a Reuters tally, as officials debated how to reopen the economy without reigniting the outbreak.

    The United States, with the world’s third-largest population, has recorded more fatalities from COVID-19 than any other country. There were a total of nearly 597,000 U.S. cases – three times more than any other country – with nearly 2 million reported cases globally.

    And according to Worldometers.info, more than 2,200 Americans have died over the last 24 hours, and that would make this the deadliest day of this pandemic so far.

    So it is easy to understand why so many people out there are deeply afraid of this virus.  Most of us don’t want to die, and COVID-19 can kill you.

    In recent days, there has been a whole lot of talk about “reopening America”, and many are assuming that life will start to look somewhat normal once that happens.

    But Gallup just conducted a survey in which they asked people if they would be “resuming their normal daily activities” once the restrictions are lifted, and these were the results

    Americans remain hesitant about resuming their normal daily activities amid the COVID-19 outbreak according to a Gallup question first asked in late March and repeated in early April.

    When asked how quickly they will return to their normal activities once the government lifts restrictions and businesses and schools start to reopen, the vast majority of Americans say they would wait and see what happens with the spread of the virus (71%) and another 10% would wait indefinitely. Just 20% say they would return to their normal activities immediately.

    In other words, about 80 percent of the country is going to take a hesitant approach, and that has huge implications for our economy moving forward.

    Of course, all of the coronavirus restrictions are not going to be lifted any time soon anyway, and this is something that I discussed yesterday.

    Today, California Governor Gavin Newsom set forth six specific conditions which must be met before the restrictions will be lifted in his state…

    1. The ability to monitor and protect our communities through testing, contact tracing, isolating, and supporting those who are positive or exposed.
    2. The ability to prevent infection in people who are at risk for more severe COVID-19.
    3. The ability of the hospital and health systems to handle surges.
    4. The ability to develop therapeutics to meet the demand.
    5. The ability for businesses, schools, and child care facilities to support physical distancing.
    6. The ability to determine when to reinstitute certain measures, such as the stay-at-home orders, if necessary.

    Needless to say, California may continue to be locked down for an extended period of time to come.

    But the longer that these shutdowns persist, the more impatient many Americans are going to become.

    Already, we are starting to see protests pop up all over the nation.  For example, just check out what is happening in Michigan

    At least 15,000 cars and trucks are expected to descend on Michigan’s state capital on Wednesday to protest what they’re calling Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s tyrannical new guidelines to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in the state.

    The so-called “drive-by” demonstration – in order to maintain social distancing — aims to bring traffic to a gridlock in Lansing and protest the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order by Whitmer, a Democrat, mandating what businesses could stay home, what some businesses could sell and ordering people in her state against any gatherings – no matter the size or family ties.

    I am seeing a lot of anger out there right now.  Business owners, workers, and entrepreneurs are not being allowed to make a living and provide for their families, and I can certainly understand their frustration.

    And the longer that things are shut down, the worse this economic downturn is going to become.  At this point, the IMF is projecting the worst performance for the global economy since the Great Depression of the 1930s

    The global economy will this year likely suffer the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday, as governments worldwide grapple with the Covid-19 pandemic.

    The Washington-based organization now expects the global economy to contract by 3% in 2020. By contrast, in January it had forecast a global GDP (gross domestic product) expansion of 3.3% for this year.

    Actually, I believe that the IMF’s projection is way too optimistic.

    If global GDP only declines by 3 percent in 2020, that should be considered a rip-roaring success.

    Now that the U.S. has become the epicenter for this pandemic, our nation is being hit particularly hard economically, and we are being warned that more than 2,000 cities “are anticipating major budget shortfalls this year”

    More than 2,100 U.S. cities are anticipating major budget shortfalls this year and many are planning to slash programs and cut staff in response, according to a new survey of local officials released Tuesday, illustrating the widespread financial havoc threatened by the coronavirus pandemic.

    The bleak outlook — shared by local governments representing roughly 93 million people nationwide — led some top mayors and other leaders to call for greater federal aid to protect cities now forced to choose between balancing their cash-strapped ledgers and sustaining the public services that residents need most.

    Of course, this is just only the beginning of the end.  All of the economic and financial bubbles are bursting, and this is going to cause severe distress on the national, state, local and community levels.

    And as long as COVID-19 is still spreading somewhere, fear of the coronavirus is going to cause a lot of people to greatly alter their normal economic patterns.

    So the truth is that we have a very long and very painful road ahead of us, and the months to come are going to make the last recession look like a Sunday picnic.

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Please keep in mind the death numbers are being overstated to keep the public in a state of fear to enact these totalitarian controls.  The longer this lockdown is in place the more deaths we will see from an economic crash. There are no solutions, only tradeoffs. 

    Another COVID-19 Whistleblower: A Montana Dr. Says Government Is Drastically Overstating Deaths

    BOMBSHELL: MN Senator Reveals HHS “Coaching Document” On How To OVERCOUNT Coronavirus Cases

    About the Author: I am a voice crying out for change in a society that generally seems content to stay asleep. My name is Michael Snyder and I am the publisher of The Economic Collapse BlogEnd Of The American Dream and The Most Important News, and the articles that I publish on those sites are republished on dozens of other prominent websites all over the globe. I have written four books that are available on Amazon.com including The Beginning Of The EndGet Prepared Now, and Living A Life That Really Matters. (#CommissionsEarned) By purchasing those books you help to support my work. I always freely and happily allow others to republish my articles on their own websites, but due to government regulations, I need those that republish my articles to include this “About the Author” section with each article. In order to comply with those government regulations, I need to tell you that the controversial opinions in this article are mine alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the websites where my work is republished. The material contained in this article is for general information purposes only, and readers should consult licensed professionals before making any legal, business, financial or health decisions. Those responding to this article by making comments are solely responsible for their viewpoints, and those viewpoints do not necessarily represent the viewpoints of Michael Snyder or the operators of the websites where my work is republished. I encourage you to follow me on social media on Facebook and Twitter, and anyway that you can share these articles with others is a great help.  During these very challenging times, people will need hope more than ever before, and it is our goal to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with all many people as we possibly can.



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      1. Yes.

      2. I got muh stimulus check

        Socialism!!! Socialism!!!!

        Imma buy some ghetto shit wit it

        Do u boomers realize now wat u have done?

        Who recognises this place?

        You boomers are fossils. U will be replaced by the darkies. Too bad. So sad.

        • Eisen is like the flu…he’s back again stirring the pot! He’s a bot! Probably Russian……..

          • It wouldn’t offend anyone, if he had said leprechauns or unicorns, instead of a (vehemently) protected class, that we can plainly see, dowtown.

            • What goes around comes around.
              One of these days your generation will be blamed for everything that’s wrong with society.
              It’s only a matter of time until Millenials are called OLD and out of touch with reality.
              Its OK,It’s happened to EVERY generation before you,and will continue to happen for as long as humans roam the earth.
              It’s called LIFE..

          • Eisen is the type of person you just pat on the head and tell him not to act up around his elders is all.

        • What a useless dam waste of air you are! Coward, fool, garbage

      3. something that has killed 1 thousandths of a percent of the population and will have hospitalized less than the flu ? i’m going out anywhere allowed currently.
        unfortunately, more people are sheep than ever and will do what they are told, even if they are never infected and never recover economically; just sad.

      4. If you have C19 anti-bodies, can you sell your blood at a premium? Immune. No vaccination required.

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        – We are at war. Chi coms released a bioweapon for economic devastation upon USA and world.
        – Politicians are taking advantage so as to put you under TYRANNY.
        – Politicians consider you the enemy. Politicians now are at war to destroy the economy and the people’s rights.
        – Famine is a possibility if there is crop failures due to weather event on top of current idiocy. Are you prepared?

      6. There will be no return to normal activities.

        The United States has fallen and people don’t even realize it.

        But they will soon, after it not only has already happened (as it has now) but far, far too late for them to do anything about it.

        Oh, you may be permitted to do some of the things you did before the fall, but not in the same unregulated manner you did them before. What was once your free choice will now be a government granted permission, and virtually everyone will gladly accept this to gain a bit of illusory freedom in their lives. Illusory because it will be as a granted privilege for those who conform, not as the free will choice that was once your right before you gave it up.

      7. question the question and question the answer first always…
        this is entirely a rouse for the general planetary populace, so where are these Alleged bodies & their correlating lab work?
        and where are all the 3rd-party-verified Autopsy documents?

        we do not simply take any person “at their word” any longer!

        Proof. Evidence. Research. Knowledge…verified now surely

        anything called ‘virus, viral, viremia’, etc. is simply weaponry
        …and what are we actually talking about anyways with virus
        as specific identifiers? a virus is comprised of part Melanins: {Carbon at its core} in Various Fragmented forms- Artificially encapsulated inside a protein(Nitrogen at its core) container

        a virus is not a Living Cell of the human being Microbiome…
        it’s purely Synth Weaponry against ones Endocrine System.

      8. how many of you will be in line getting the covid-19 vaccine?

      9. Nothing to “resume”… Haven’t changed anything I usually do. Live in a state with very limited restrictions, and only 34 “supposed” virus deaths. And those limited restrictions are set to expire May 1st. (except schools which will remain on home-learning through end of school year)… Can’t come to soon, as need haircut badly (have an appt for May 4th).. LOL…. In fact, people from 2 border states who usually shop here because we have no sales tax, are now coming here in droves because there are NO restrictions on what you can purchase (you can still buy things like hardware, seeds, gardening tools, toys, ect..). Lowes and Home Depot remain open, as well as Gun Stores.

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