BP 531: The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health by Lois Law

The sudden advent of COVID-19 on our shores and the realization that it was a highly infectious and potentially life-threatening virus led to the declaration of a state of disaster. The regulations thereof resulted in the imposition of the harsh Level 5 Lockdown in March last year, which required that everybody be confined to their place of residence with the exception of those rendering essential services; this was one of the harshest lockdowns in the world. It would not be long before the toll of the disease itself, as well as the psycho-social and the socio-economic consequences of the lockdown would be felt.

Briefing Paper 531 The Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health by Lois Law