Hong Kong – another year, Another variation.
Just like last year, 2021 ends with the appearance of a new format Corona virus, Boldly believes that the outcome of the epidemic may come into view.
And so far though New variant, Omigron, Mild symptoms and hospitalization and mortality rates seem to be low, with many countries around the world making mistakes on the side of warning and withdrawing plans to sound in the New Year.
With the cancellation of fireworks at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the Big Ben in London and the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, there will be no more traditional scenes above most of the world’s landmarks.
A notable exception is Australia, the first country to cross its Omigron wave. Here, the traditionally spectacular fireworks eruption over Sydney Harbor continued despite the eruption.
“What people want to do tomorrow night is to enjoy the evening,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison told a news conference on Thursday.
Dominic Barrott of New South Wales, which includes Sydney, said this week that people should “go out and enjoy the New Year,” with more than 20,000 cases being reported daily on Friday.
Thanks to Omigran, without any official fireworks in Auckland, New Zealand, the New Year quietly began its annual journey from east to west.
Sydney opened the global celebration in vintage style, reflecting its usual spectacular pyrotechnics in the harbor below the Sydney Opera House. But there will be no shots above many of the world’s most iconic landmarks, with fireworks stopping at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, the Big Ben in London and the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur.
The permitting attitude of the Australian authorities last year was quite different from what Sydney residents were allowed to enter the Central Business District when they were warned against hugging and kissing at midnight.
New Zealand is one of the first countries in the world to welcome 2022, having never reported any social expansion of Omigran. Fireworks performances across the country were still canceled due to Govt fears, but the midnight light show took place in Auckland. Restrictions were recently lifted on the country’s largest city, which had been locked for 107 days after the delta erupted in August.
Eleanor Rawson said on the phone from the Moss Bar in Auckland, “It’s very positive, because we’re in Lockdown,” Eleanor Rosen called New Year’s ET at 6am with his friends. “This is the first time we’ve been out together, so it’s very nice.”
Rosen said he hopes to lead a “semi-normal life” by 2022, and that “people will find a sense of balance and a sense of happiness for themselves.”
In China, Xi’an has a population of 13 million Has been in Lockdown for over a week Events have been canceled in several cities since the corona virus erupted just weeks before the Beijing Olympics. People are being asked not to travel to China’s most important holiday, the upcoming Lunar New Year, which has been plagued by epidemics for the third year in a row.
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