The term new normal is now very easy to find by the public in various media platforms. New normal is said to be a new way of life in the midst of a corona virus pandemic whose recovery rate is increasing. Some regions have made rules regarding the implementation of new normal while continuing to prevent COVID-19. The public is expected to follow these rules by always implementing health protocols.
New normal is the step to accelerate the handling of COVID-19 in the health, social, and economic fields. The new normal scenario is carried out by considering the readiness of the region and the results of epidemiological research in the relevant region. The language body has given the Indonesian term “New Normality”. The word normal is actually in English has become a noun, so it becomes New Normal. The language body then makes the equivalent into Normal. Because if it’s normal adjective adjectives, it’s New Normality.
Eijkman Institute of Molecular Biology or LBM had stated, the corona virus will not disappear from the face of the earth in a long time. Therefore, coexistence with corona needs to be done so that people do not confine themselves at home for long periods until the Covid – 19 pandemic period ends. Humans have a history and experience of living side by side with microbes such as influenza viruses, HIV, and dengue fever. For that we need to recognize the virus to be able to prevent transmission.
Through the explanation above, it can be answered that the new normal is very useful to be applied well and pay attention to the procedures carefully. When the Covid – 19 pandemic came, community activity was paralyzed and economic growth experienced a significant slowdown so that it was felt by elements of interest in it. With the new normal, it is hoped that community activities can return to normal so that the rate of economic growth can also be improved.