I vividly remember the day my government announced that Luzon was going to be put under lockdown or community quarantine as they put it.
I hail from the Pearl of Africa, our first case was detected on the night of 22nd March and the next morning I had to head straight home back from school.
Covid-19 didn’t really start hitting the United States until the middle of March. There were a few cities that had started seeing outbreaks, but it certainly wasn’t nationwide yet. Everything escalated very quickly.
Isolation has really impacted our lives in a sense of bringing this new human into the world, and she doesn’t understand what world she is living in now. A new mother shares her lockdown story from Australia.