As COVID-19 cases increase, the world welcomes 2022 with celebrations that have stalled

The world sounds 2022, with more disabled celebrations for a year International spread of corona virus – now triggered by the rapidly spreading Omigron variant – which continues to disrupt daily life around the world. New variant, now operational Registration case numbers In the United States, many cities have been forced to reduce celebrations or cancel them altogether.

Times Square in New York City Plans to hold one more event, But this will only allow for a small portion of the regular meeting, and participants over the age of 5 who are not eligible for the exemption will be required to wear full vaccines and masks. Cities like Atlanta and San Francisco have canceled regular celebrations.

In New Zealand, one of the first cities to start the new year, a traditional fireworks display was replaced by a light show. Australia followed suit Seven minutes of fireworks It was on display at the Sydney Harbor Bridge and the Sydney Opera House, but has limited access to Sydney City, according to the Associated Press.

Earlier this week, Dr. Anthony Fassi Insisted the Americans Do not attend large gatherings on New Year’s Day.

“What I recommend people not to do is go to the biggest parties with 50 to 60 people, where people are whistling and celebrating, and you don’t know the vaccine status. People in that environment,” Fauzi said.

Australians celebrate New Year's Eve 2021
Fireworks light up the sky over Sydney Harbor as the clock strikes midnight on January 01, 2022 in Sydney, Australia.

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