Tag: lockdown

1.1 million people positive for Covid-19 in England

One in 50 people, more than 1.1 million people in England, are estimated to have been positive for coronavirus in the week ending 2nd January.

Pope Francis condemns people going on holiday to avoid lockdowns

“This really saddened me,” the Pope said in a video address from the library of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace.

Covid-19: Austria to introduce national lockdown

Austria will introduce a national lockdown on Tuesday, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz confirmed on Saturday.

Johnson to face Farage’s challenge on UK lockdown

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage will relaunch the group as an anti-lockdown party.

England’s month-long lockdown could be extended

On Saturday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned of a greater number of COVID-19 deaths this winter than during the first wave of the pandemic, in the spring, without tougher measures.

England heads to lockdown

Uk heads to lockdown

France follows Germany and enacts lockdown

The new restriction oblige anyone leaving their home will have to carry a special document justifying being outside, which can be checked by police.

How is Europe containing COVID-19?

The new measures announced this week

Mediterranean marine life flourished during lockdown

The strict rules halting business and movement for two months offered an unprecedented opportunity to monitor the impact of human activity on the sea that surrounds Italy.

Explainer: The coronavirus risks of everyday activities as economies reopen

Reuters asked five epidemiologists and public health experts to rate eleven everyday activities on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being a low-risk activity and 5 being a high risk activity. The scientists agreed that precautions can be taken to make all of these activities safer.