CDC calls for stronger coronavirus-mitigation measures at the polls

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday called for stronger coronavirus mitigation measures…

IMF reassures COVID-19 support after hundreds of groups push back against belt-tightening measures

Charged with helping the global economy recover from the impact of COVID-19, the International Monetary Fund…

Belgium Further Tightens COVID Measures In Bid To Avoid Lockdown

BRUSSELS: Belgium, one of Europe’s hardest hit countries by the coronavirus, further tightened restrictions on social…

Five-tier plan of coronavirus measures for Scotland

Nicola Sturgeon will on Friday announce a five-tier plan of measures for dealing with the coronavirus…

French PM Castex announces new coronavirus measures as cases surge

Issued on: 22/10/2020 – 16:32 Six days after curfews came into effect in greater Paris and…

‘Out of control’ Spain in Covid-19 turmoil as health minister calls for ‘drastic measures’ to tackle Europe’s worst numbers

Spain needs “drastic measures” to tackle its “out of control” second wave of Covid-19 infections, the…

Ardern urged to review New Zealand Covid measures after election landslide | New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern won New Zealand’s election with a commanding majority, in part attributed to her handling…

Tokyo Olympics try to get word out about COVID-19 measures

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic officials want the world to know they are working on measures…

UK imposes tougher COVID-19 measures on Manchester after talks stall

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday (Oct 20) he would impose tougher lockdown…

Berlin imposes compulsory mask measures against COVID-19

BERLIN: Berlin’s municipal government on Tuesday (Oct 20) made it compulsory to wear masks at markets,…

Europe tightens COVID-19 curbs as WHO urges countries to enforce quarantine measures

DUBLIN: A number of European countries took urgent new measures on Monday (Oct 19) to combat a…

Hong Kong eases social-distancing measures after number of infections decline

HONG KONG: Hong Kong on Tuesday relaxed social distancing measures after recording five new Covid-19 cases.…

Spain’s regions tighten COVID-19 measures as one million case milestone looms

MADRID: Several Spanish regions toughened their coronavirus restrictions on Monday (Oct 19), seeking to curb a…

Italy daily COVID-19 cases hit record high as government eyes new measures

MILAN, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Italy registered 11,705 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, the health ministry…

Swiss tighten measures to combat spike in COVID-19 cases

ZURICH: Switzerland announced tighter restrictions on Sunday (Oct 18) to tackle the recent spike in COVID-19 cases,…

Sweden to bring in local lockdowns as Covid cases rise after country snubbed strict measures

SWEDEN is set to introduce local restrictions as coronavirus cases begin to rise across the country…

Israel begins gradual easing of lockdown measures as Covid-19 cases decline

Issued on: 18/10/2020 – 12:36 Israel started easing some lockdown restrictions on Sunday in the first…

Millions more in England facing tighter virus measures

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM — Eight new English areas, including London, will be subject to more stringent…

Israel eases some lockdown measures as virus cases decline

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel decided on Thursday to relax some of the restrictions imposed…

France to mobilize 12,000 police officers to enforce curfews after Macron announces new Covid-19 measures — RT World News

Thousands of law enforcement personnel will be deployed in major cities across France to monitor compliance…

Swiss hold off on new nationwide measures as COVID-19 infections surge

ZURICH: Swiss health officials refrained from new nationwide measures to curb spread of the novel coronavirus…

Japan to test coronavirus measures by filling stadium with 27,000 people

The government will test measures for preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus at events with…

Macron expected to announce tougher Covid-19 measures as France’s cases rise

Issued on: 14/10/2020 – 19:24Modified: 14/10/2020 – 19:33 French President Emmanuel Macron will give a nationally televised…

Portugal imposes tougher COVID-19 measures as virus spreads

LISBON: Tougher measures will be adopted in Portugal from Thursday (Oct 15) onwards to contain record…

Liverpool mayor says images of crowded streets hours before new COVID-19 measures ‘shame our city’

Police were forced to disperse large crowds in Liverpool just hours before new COVID-19 restrictions came…

French govt says curfews on the table as ministers mull new Covid-19 measures — RT World News

The French government has signaled that it will consider all possible strategies purportedly aimed at containing…

French cabinet discusses Covid-19 measures as cases, hospitalisations surge

Issued on: 13/10/2020 – 09:48 The French cabinet meets on Tuesday to discuss further measures to…

Bizarre viral video of students DANCING BACK-TO-BACK triggers Twitter outrage over ‘ludicrous Covid-19 measures’ — RT World News

A social-media video showing students dancing back-to-back with their partners spurred an avalanche of stunned responses…

Pubs shut in Liverpool as UK tightens COVID-19 control measures

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday (Oct 12) ordered pubs in Liverpool to shut…

Liverpool Faces Toughest Of New UK Lockdown Measures

The city of Liverpool may go into the strictest “third tier” of new anti-coronavirus restrictions to…