Is the COVID-19 Pandemic Coming to an End?


Lara Sinkus, Social Media Director, Entertainment Editor, Staff Writer

Lately, the question on everyone’s minds is: “Are we approaching the end of the COVID-19 pandemic?” Is the long awaited end to the years long pandemic the world has been faced with finally ending?

The Coronavirus pandemic started back in January of 2020, and by March the whole world had gone into quarantine. Slowly but surely, the world has made strides towards returning to a normal pre-COVID life, even though there is a stark contrast in the then and now. On September 24, 2022, it was announced by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director of the World Health Organization (WHO), that, “Last week, the number of weekly reported deaths from COVID-19 was the lowest since March 2020” ( President Biden made a comment on ‘60 Minutes’ that the pandemic is coming to an end, yet it still poses a problem in that there are still people dying from the virus (

Nevertheless, there is hope up in the air; “We have never been in a better position to end the pandemic. We’re not there yet, but the end is in sight” (Ghebreyesus, The WHO examined different regions around the world to observe the decreasing of the infection rates, including Europe, South-East Asia, the Americas, Western Pacific, and the Eastern Mediterranean. Despite the ongoing uprise of new variants, we need to keep persisting to the finish line. COVID may not disappear, but the more there is to prevent it, the lower and lower the number of infected people will be.

As the fight to end the pandemic continues, staying safe is still a number one priority. There are still various ways to keep yourself healthy and CDC Guidelines people should abide by. The more people that work to prevent it, the closer to the end of the pandemic the world could be.