One of the complications of COVID-19 is the possibility of getting pneumonia. Even though I had the pneumonia vaccine, I got pneumonia in February 2018. I wasn't hospitalized, but pneumonia sucks! A good night would be getting about two hours of sleep.
The measures taken have taken a hit on the economy, small and large businesses, and the stock market. But the concern is that if it spreads exponentially, it could overwhelm the hospital systems like it did in Italy where doctors decide who gets treatment and who dies. My IRA has taken a huge hit, losing 34% in a month; I was planning to retire next year.
Parents don't have their support system for alternative child care since the grandchild may kill grandma or grandpa by passing COVID-19 to them.
I am one of those in the high risk category with a chronic respiratory disease, so that is a double whammy for me. My wife is in the same category, just not a respiratory disease; but she retired in 2017. When telecommuting became an option last week, I mentioned to my manager that I am in the high-risk category. But that week, the governor ordered all non-essential state employees to work from home; essential employees mean law enforcement, healthcare, ...
I'm sticking to a routine. I wake up when the alarm goes off, shower, get dressed. I catch up on news and then log into work. My employer uses a mix of GoToMyPC and VPN for remote work. The only thing missing is the commute to work. My commute last week on Monday and Tuesday was easy with no school related traffic on the road since the governor closed schools through the end of March.