COVID-19: This is when life will return to normal, according to the experts

Hairdressers could be one of the first services to reopen following the lockdown. Image: REUTERS/Johanna Geron - RC22RG9BQKG2

Iman Ghosh

Author, Visual Capitalist


Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how COVID-19 is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:


Have you read?

When will life return to normal? Image: Visual Capitalist
The activities that the majority of professionals see starting up as soon as this summer, or within a year’s time. Image: Visual Capitalist
—Eduardo Franco, McGill University
Fewer people are attending celebrations such as weddings, for at least a year or more, out of perceived social responsibility. Image: Visual Capitalist
—Kristi McClamroch, University at Albany

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

COVID-19United StatesRetail, Consumer Goods and Lifestyle


Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda


You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

The benefits of 10,000 steps: The latest health and well-being news
About Us
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum