Work, school, play: How Covid reshaped our world


A woman works from home, in Vertou, outside Nantes, France. Remote working, working from home (WFH) all quickly became staples in our new pandemic vernacular. — AFP

PARIS: The most basic everyday activities, from working to shopping and going to school, have completely transformed during the Covid-19 pandemic, and may never be the same again.

As the world marks nearly two years since China announced the first death from Covid-19 – a 61-year-old man in Wuhan – on Jan 11, 2020, here’s a look at how our lives have been fundamentally altered by the virus.

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