Coming out of hibernation may mean re-adapting to a social and faster-paced life. But freedom is relief all the same. At least the nation has been feeling a lot freer from the clutches of corona than it did months ago last year.
Omicron fast-spreading as it may be, is being treated more as a flu, a respect-worthy flu albeit, with the majority of people still wearing masks. But how the country got here was not a smooth road.