The respiratory disease coronavirus, also known as Covid-19, broke out last December in Wuhan, China. Since then it has spread to other countries around the world. Europe recently saw a spike. Italy now has the highest number of infections outside of Asia, CNN reported . The country’s northern region experienced an uptick in cases.
SUSTAINABLE FASHION: REACTIONS TO CORONAVIRUS
The virus is increasingly having a negative impact on the fashion industry specially , having escalated in the midst of the fall 2020 fashion month season , causing brands and design houses to shutter their doors and postpone upcoming runway shows. Major events, including the Met Gala and the CFDA Awards, have also been postponed definitely .Department stores across the globe, including Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, Harrods, Selfridges and Saks Fifth Avenue, Dubai Mall have closed their doors.
As the virus continues to spread, a number of high-profile figures have been tested positive for COVID-19, including actors Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and Idris Elba, Something Navy founder and influencer Arielle Charnas and Prince Charles.