Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Compulsory COVID-19 tests on entry into Germany Anyone entering Germany from a high-risk area must take a coronavirus test from August 8, after an order by Health Minister Jens Spahn. Currently, many countries are classified as risk areas, including the United States and Brazil. In the European Union, Luxembourg, the Belgian region of Antwerp and the Spanish regions of Aragon, Catalonia and Navarre were risk areas as of early August. … [Read more...] about How safe is air travel during COVID-19?
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While some Brits expressed confusion, tweeting from Cyprus that they felt perfectly safe there, others were enraged by today's announcement and questioned the logic of closing the travel corridor on the last day of the English half-term holiday, likely forcing many families to keep their kids at home for two weeks. … [Read more...] about Tens of thousands flee Paris before lockdown: Gridlock for miles, stations are packed and shelves are stripped as month-long coronavirus restrictions that BAN travel begin
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However, using language reminiscent of the former chancellor George Osborne, who oversaw an austerity drive in response to 2008 financial crisis and the budget deficit caused by the banking crash, Sunak said: “We have a sacred responsibility to future generations to leave the public finances strong.” … [Read more...] about Rishi Sunak: hard choices ahead to tackle debt from Covid crisis
Toby Phillips, executive director of the Oxford COVID-19 response tracker at the Blavatnik School of Government, said the findings were credible and align with his previous work looking at the surge in restaurant visits during the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Revealed – the impact Eat Out to Help Out had on infection rates