Air bridge blow as Portugal STAYS on quarantine list – as fears grow France will be added as Covid hospitalisations there rise for first time since lockdown was lifted

‘It will once again put pressure on… hospital services, it will also place pressure on our economy, our education system, our collective and cultural life,’ he said after taking part in a meeting of President Emmanuel Macron’s defence council of senior ministers to discuss the virus.

What trade-offs are likely to be needed to keep the virus under control? Face masks could be mandatory indoors, pubs may close and you’ll have to wait for that facial to keep schools on course to reopen fully in September

‘Wash your hands, cover your face in the settings that we had mentioned and keep your distance from other people where you don’t know them, you’re coming into contact with them for the first time, and of course get a test and self-isolate if you have symptoms.

Dutch government plans to tighten virus quarantine measures

He added that he also wants to introduce mandatory quarantine for travelers returning from countries considered a high risk for infections. It is not clear how soon such a measure can be implemented. De Jonge said that the move will require a law change.

Vietnam’s Covid-19 infections keep rising

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health announced three new Covid-19 cases on Thursday morning, raising the national Covid-19 tally to 883. According to the ministry, two among the fresh patients are from the central province of Quang Nam, while the other is from the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu.

Concerns grow over rising COVID-19 infections in Germany

The eastern state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, which has seen the country’s lowest number of coronavirus infections, took a different approach when it became the first state to send children back to school on Aug. 3, with no mask regulations or social distancing rules. It was forced to temporarily close two schools four days later after […]

More Ivy League schools shut down campus over virus concerns

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University is delaying a return to in-person instruction until October and the University of Pennsylvania said Tuesday it won’t open dorms to the vast majority of undergraduate students this fall, joining their Ivy League colleagues in expanding a push toward online instruction amid the pandemic.

Vietnam confirms 14 new Covid-19 infection cases, total rises to 880

The latest cases include one in Ha Noi and 13 others linked to the Covid-19 hot spot in Da Nang City. Patient 867 is a 63-year old man in Binh Giang District, Hai Duong Province. On July 31, he felt tired and had cough. On August 8, he went to the Army Central Hospital 108 […]

COLUMN-Euro’s rise not ‘brutal’ enough, yet: Mike Dolan

With Germany on Thursday registering annual inflation of 0.0% for July – far lower than forecast – a surging euro can hardly be helpful to the central bank hitting its inflation target while long-term, market-based inflation expectations remain barely over half that 2% goal.

Column: Euro’s rise not ‘brutal’ enough, yet

With Germany on Thursday registering annual inflation of 0.0% for July – far lower than forecast – a surging euro can hardly be helpful to the central bank hitting its inflation target while long-term, market-based inflation expectations remain barely over half that 2% goal.

Australia on course for lowest one-day rise in COVID-19 cases in more than three weeks

FILE PHOTO: Medical personnel administer tests for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Bondi Beach drive-through testing centre, as the state of New South Wales grapples with an outbreak of new cases, in Sydney, Australia, July 20, 2020. REUTERS/Loren Elliott