ROUNDUP OF COVID-19 RESPONSE AROUND THE ARCTIC

March 15, 2020

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 March 27th, 2020.

 

 

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