Well, 2020 is about to end, but the pandemic situation is still bothering our daily lifestyle. The pandemic has already ruined our lives. People have lost jobs, and there are many small businesses that have had to close due to the lockdown. So, when will it end? Will it continue in 2021? Well, there is no concrete answer as we can see that thousands of new COVID-19 infected cases are coming every day. It has become very difficult to follow the current rules and regulations set by the government to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Therefore, everyone is looking for the day when this nightmare will be stopped. But, without a proper vaccine, it cannot be done, and you might be surprised to know that there are more than 160 research teams working on it. But, nobody knows when it will actually come.
If we think about the scenarios for 2021, we will have three different aspects—the fairy tale, the optimistic, and the pessimistic. We have elaborated on these here. So, don’t miss going through this.
|Core Content||The Fairy Tale||The Optimistic||The Pessimistic|
|Masks||Compulsory until summer 2021||Compulsory until the end of 2021||Compulsory for several years|
|Vaccine||It will be available by the end of 2020||It will be available by the end of 2021||It will take some more years|
|Virus||It can be eradicated||It can be controlled with the help of a vaccine||It will take some more years or multiple vaccines are required.|
|Travel||There will be restrictions until the end of the summer of 2021||The condition will be good by the end of the summer of 2021||There will be restrictions for the next three years|
|Lockdowns||In a sporadic manner||It will be there for the next two waves.||It will be there for some more years|
|Life Events||There will be restrictions till the summer of 2021||There will be restrictions till the end of 2021||No spectators for upcoming years|
COVID-19 Testing in 2021
As there is no improvement in the situation, there will be two different types of tests for detecting COVID. These are viral tests and antibody tests.
- The viral test will tell you if there is a current infection or not.
- The antibody test will tell you if the patient had any sort of past infection.
Who Should Get Tested
- People having COVID-19 symptoms will get tested.
- People who were in close contact with someone who was infected by COVID-19.
- People who have been referred by the local health care department.
So, this is all about COVID-19 testing in 2021. We hope that this article will be helpful for you.