Stay home for New Year 2021 – Home Celebrations
Amidst of the whole pandemic in 2020, the time has come when the world faced COVID across the globe. The devastation which this pandemic has brought to this world has not ended yet. The vaccines are deployed in certain parts, yet the effectiveness is due on to the authorities.
With lockdowns, mental health issues, insecurities, job loses and the entire havoc the world is ready to witness the new beginning of 2021. With fingers crossed, we are all set to bid adieu to 2020 and ring in the new year with renewed hopes of happiness and prosperity. However, several countries will witness tepid New Year celebrations as the risk of Covid-19 is not over yet. Here’s what you need to check for 2021.
Germany has banned the sale of fireworks
From New York’s Times Square to Sydney Harbor, big public blowouts have been turned into TV-only shows and digital events, reported The Associated Press.
Fireworks displays have been cancelled from the Las Vegas Strip to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Even private parties in some places are restricted.
Toughening the Covid-19 restrictions in parts of England owing to the “sheer pace” of the spread of a new variant of the virus, Prime Minister Boris Johnson Wednesday urged people to stay at home on New Year’s eve to contain the outbreak.
In India, Delhi has announced a night curfew on New Year’s eve restricting more than five people to assemble at a public place.
According to the order, no celebratory events, congregations and gatherings at public places are permitted from 11 pm of December 31 to 6 am of January 1, 2021.
Bengaluru, too, has imposed Section 144 from 6 pm of December 31 to 6 am of January 1, 2021.
In Maharashtra, while hotels, restaurants, pubs and bars will close at 11 pm and large gatherings are prohibited in public places, families can hold parties in residential places provided it is a small group and social distancing norms are maintained.
In Ahmedabad, the restrictions will be effective between 10 pm, Thursday 31st and 6 am Friday 1st Jan. The police has restricted hotels from hosting any late night parties on New Year Eve on Thursday.
On December 27, the Goa airport handled 72 arrivals and 72 departures with more than 11,000 passengers arriving and nearly an equal number departing, the highest traffic since the lock down and 85% of the pre-Covid levels.
I just hope that this year bring ample love and kindness. May the world witness empathy and generosity in abundance. Be Blessed!
Keep Smiling! Be a responsible traveller!