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Q&A: What new Covid restrictions are coming in today?

Q&A: What new Covid restrictions are coming in today?

In response to climbing infections and pressure on the health service, the Government this week announced further changes to Covid-19 restrictions in tandem with new public health advice. Many of the changes took effect from midnight on Thursday. What does it mean for you? Hospitality Bars, restaurants and nightclubs have a new closing time of […]

What Europe’s new covid surge means—and what it doesn’t

What Europe’s new covid surge means—and what it doesn’t

Germany’s coronavirus case numbers have reached their highest levels since the early days of the pandemic, with warnings that covid is “spreading dramatically” and requires a “quick and unified response.” At the same time, the Netherlands is imposing partial restrictions to control rising case levels, including an 8 p.m. curfew on stores and restaurants, and […]

Covid-19 Certificates Look Likely to Linger in Europe

Covid-19 Certificates Look Likely to Linger in Europe

PARIS—The passes that restrict access to restaurants, gyms and many other venues across Europe were supposed to be transitory, but with the specter of a winter resurgence of Covid-19 infections, they look likely to stay, at least until next year. A new bill adopted by the French parliament on Friday will allow for an extension […]

Ontario set to ease COVID-19 restrictions Monday, source says

Ontario set to ease COVID-19 restrictions Monday, source says

The Ontario government will allow businesses such as restaurants, bars and fitness centres to start lifting COVID-19 capacity limits starting Monday, and plans to lift all remaining public health measures including proof of vaccination and mask requirements indoors by March 2022, according to provincial officials. Ford outlines next steps in Ontario reopening Ontario Premier Doug […]

FREEDOM DAY: All the new Covid rules on pubs, restaurants, gyms as lockdown ends in Sydney, NSW

FREEDOM DAY: All the new Covid rules on pubs, restaurants, gyms as lockdown ends in Sydney, NSW

Millions in New South Wales have woken up to their first day of freedom after 106 gruelling days in coronavirus lockdown, with pubs, restaurants, hair salons, shops and gyms finally flinging open their doors.  The beleaguered state shattered its 70 per cent Covid-19 vaccination target for over-16s last week, opening the door for most businesses to return […]

Covid-19 live updates: Modi’s UN speech pitches India as vaccine-making hub

Covid-19 live updates: Modi’s UN speech pitches India as vaccine-making hub

A health worker gives a visitor a Covid-19 vaccine shot at a health centre at the Parel Railway Workshop, in Mumbai on September 24, 2021. (PTI Photo) Coronavirus updates: India recorded 28,326 new cases of Covid-19 and 260 deaths overnight, said the health ministry on Sunday, marking a 4.3 per cent dip in numbers since Saturday. […]