ROUNDUP OF COVID-19 RESPONSE AROUND THE ARCTIC
By Eilís Quinn, Levon Sevunts and Mathiew Leiser
With the number of COVID-19 cases outside of China increasing 13-fold, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak a global pandemic on Thursday, urging governments “to take urgent and aggressive action” to stop its spread.
The Barents Observer’s media partner, Eye on the Arctic, has compiled a brief resume of responses to this pandemic around the Arctic Circle to see how various national and sub-national governments are dealing with the outbreak.
Here are the latest updates as of May 20, 2020.