28 Days LaterCovid, Science ·
For most of Canada, it’s been five weeks of lock-down. We elected to go to the West Coast for March Break (the 14th to the 20th), back when the Covid scare wasn’t in full swing and we didn’t really know the impact that this virus was going to have on us.
We were fortunate to go to Tofino in B.C. We called ahead and they were very excited to have us come. It was “business as usual.” We had a lovely five days, but by the Wednesday, the town of Tofino had already started to ask visitors to go home. We flew back to Vancouver a day early, and spent a day with my parents. That day was fantastic, because I have no idea when I will spend time with them again.
We came home on March 21st, so April 19th was 28 days later, and it really does feel like something out of a zombie movie. Not quite the “where is everyone?!” because I see my neighbours at a distance. But that feeling of isolation. Even though I’m spending every day with my family in our home office.
No idea when this will end. Canada hasn’t yet flattened the curve, although it appears we have not overwhelmed our medical system. I can only hope that we get out in the next few months.