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Lockdown extends to Shanghai as cases rise despite restrictive measures

Lockdown extends to Shanghai as cases rise despite restrictive measures Lockdown extends to Shanghai as cases rise despite restrictive measures

Chinese authorities have begun imposing lockdowns in some areas of western Shanghai, two days earlier than planned, as the number of new covid-19 cases continues to rise rapidly in China’s most populous city, despite strict measures. already adopted. The eastern part of China’s financial capital, with a total population of 26 million, is in its […]

Thousands of ‘Wall Street China’ traders sleep in offices to beat lockdown

Thousands of ‘Wall Street China’ traders sleep in offices to beat lockdown Thousands of ‘Wall Street China’ traders sleep in offices to beat lockdown

More than 20,000 bankers, traders and other workers are sleeping on skyscrapers in Shanghai’s Lujiazui district, the country’s financial center, in order to keep the financial hub fully operational amid a lockdown in the area. In particular, according to Reuters, local government officials said that thousands of traders, asset managers and financial traders in the […]

Britain: 20 fines for Downing Street party scandal

Britain: 20 fines for Downing Street party scandal Britain: 20 fines for Downing Street party scandal

London police have announced the imposition of 20 fines for violating the rules for dealing with Covid after the completion of its report on parties organized in the circles of British power in the middle of a severe lockdown, a scandal that struck Prime Minister Boris Johnson. In its announcement, Scotland Yard does not specify […]

T. Breton: Economic consequences if lockdowns continue in Chinese cities

T. Breton: Economic consequences if lockdowns continue in Chinese cities T. Breton: Economic consequences if lockdowns continue in Chinese cities

The health restrictions imposed on many Chinese cities, where factories have been suspended, “will have” economic “consequences if they last,” EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton said today, warning that inflation would ” is very important “in 2022 due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Asked by France Inter about development in Europe, he said […]

Hong Kong: Supermarket shelves empty for fear of new lockdown

Hong Kong: Supermarket shelves empty for fear of new lockdown Hong Kong: Supermarket shelves empty for fear of new lockdown

Panic markets in Hong Kong over fears of a new lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus have hit immigrants and refugees living in the former British colony particularly hard as they can only dispose of the aid they receive in supermarkets where they usually go. refugees and members of humanitarian organizations themselves say. Hong […]

Britain: Downing Street staff organized a party on Friday when rallies were banned due to the pandemic (Mirror)

Britain: Downing Street staff organized a party on Friday when rallies were banned due to the pandemic (Mirror) Britain: Downing Street staff organized a party on Friday when rallies were banned due to the pandemic (Mirror)

The Prime Minister’s staff held regular parties, which he called “Wine Making” during the lockdown in Britain, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson attended, encouraging workers to “spend”, according to the Mirror. These gatherings were so popular that staff invested 2 142 to buy a beverage cooler to keep the wines and beers cool. According to […]

Netherlands: Rutte’s new government expected to ease lockdown

Netherlands: Rutte’s new government expected to ease lockdown Netherlands: Rutte’s new government expected to ease lockdown

The new government of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is expected to ease the lockdown measures for COVID-19 that have been in force for a month now as fewer and fewer citizens support them despite pressure on hospitals and record numbers of new infections. According to the national NOS network, citing government sources, most shops, […]

South Africa: Strict lockdowns are no longer the best way to stop coronavirus

South Africa: Strict lockdowns are no longer the best way to stop coronavirus South Africa: Strict lockdowns are no longer the best way to stop coronavirus

Strict lockdowns are no longer the best way to curb COVID-19, Africa’s top health official said today, praising South Africa for its approach to dealing with the recent wave of varicose infections caused there. Homicron of the new coronavirus. “We are very encouraged by what we have seen during this period in South Africa, where […]

CDC Africa: Strict lockdowns are no longer the best way to stop coronavirus

CDC Africa: Strict lockdowns are no longer the best way to stop coronavirus South Africa: Strict lockdowns are no longer the best way to stop coronavirus

Strict lockdowns are no longer the best way to curb COVID-19, Africa’s top health official said today, praising South Africa for its approach to dealing with the recent wave of varicose infections caused there. Homicron of the new coronavirus. “We are very encouraged by what we have seen during this period in South Africa, where […]

Netherlands: Record of new cases, with 24,500 infections in the last 24 hours

Netherlands: Record of new cases, with 24,500 infections in the last 24 hours Netherlands: Record of new cases, with 24,500 infections in the last 24 hours

New coronavirus cases in the Netherlands jumped to a record level of around 24,500 today, as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus became the dominant one in the country, according to official data. Cases have risen by almost 60% since last week, despite a severe lockdown that has closed all unnecessary shops, restaurants, hairdressers, gyms, […]