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Germany wants to avoid imposing a lockdown despite the rise in cases

Germany wants to avoid imposing a lockdown despite the rise in cases Germany wants to avoid imposing a lockdown despite the rise in cases

The German government does not want to impose a new lockdown despite the fact that the number of cases of covid-19 is increasing rapidly due to the variant strain Omicron of the coronavirus, said the Minister of Finance Christian Lindner. “We want to avoid generalized closures of entire areas in the future,” Lindner told the […]

Belgium: The train of the great flight (from Lockdown) of the Netherlands

Belgium: The train of the great flight (from Lockdown) of the Netherlands Belgium: The train of the great flight (from Lockdown) of the Netherlands

Thousands of Dutch people, most of them young, are fleeing to neighboring Belgium in a bid to escape the looting of their country. Antwerp, Central Railway Station. Locals call this unique example of architecture “Cathedral”, with its impressive frescoes and luxury baroque staircases, inaugurated in 1905 with its creator, Louis de la Senseri, being inspired […]

‘I just want to go home’ – For the 7th day in a lockdown the Chinese city of Xi’an

‘I just want to go home’ – For the 7th day in a lockdown the Chinese city of Xi’an ‘I just want to go home’ – For the 7th day in a lockdown the Chinese city of Xi’an

The 13 million inhabitants of the Chinese city of Xi’an are currently in a lockdown for the 7th day, with many not being allowed to leave their homes and relying on the distribution of the necessary supplies, as the new COVID-19 infections persist. Xi’an recorded 151 localized infections with confirmed symptoms yesterday, or almost a […]

YPOIK is ready for new support measures

YPOIK is ready for new support measures YPOIK is ready for new support measures

By Tasos Dasopoulos The continuation of the double crisis of price increases and the pandemic, restores the possibility for additional measures to support the economy, at least for the first months of 2022. The biggest problem today comes from the constant price increases of gas, oil and electricity that significantly affect both family budgets and […]

Gloomy predictions at the Tsipras-Pandemic Specialists meeting and … in the background lockdown

Gloomy predictions at the Tsipras-Pandemic Specialists meeting and … in the background lockdown Gloomy predictions at the Tsipras-Pandemic Specialists meeting and … in the background lockdown

By Niki Zorba Terrifying increase in cases in the next few days and epidemiological conditions that dictate the need for lockdown in January. This is a grosso modo image conveyed by the scientists with whom Alexis Tsipras met yesterday, against the background of the upcoming measures that the government said it will take in two […]

China: The city of Xi’an, with a population of 13 million, is in a lockdown

China: The city of Xi’an, with a population of 13 million, is in a lockdown China: The city of Xi’an, with a population of 13 million, is in a lockdown

Chinese authorities today imposed a lockdown in the northern Chinese city of Xi’an, which has a population of 13 million, due to a jump in Covid-19 cases, more than a month before the Beijing Winter Olympics. Xi’an residents must “stay home unless there is an urgent need” to leave, local officials said in a statement, […]

Coronavirus: Australia will not return to lockdowns despite the rise in cases

Coronavirus: Australia will not return to lockdowns despite the rise in cases Coronavirus: Australia will not return to lockdowns despite the rise in cases

Australia must move away from the logic of severe government restrictions and the authorities must stop restricting the lives of citizens with a lockdown over covid-19, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said today, as the number of new cases records rapid rise. In recent days the number of new infections in Australia is breaking records, with […]

Ad. Georgiadis: We have ruled out a general lockdown

Ad. Georgiadis: We have ruled out a general lockdown Ad.  Georgiadis: We have ruled out a general lockdown

“We have ruled out a general lockdown,” reiterated the Minister of Development and Investment, Adonis Georgiadis, speaking today on ANT1 television about the possibility of taking new measures against the spread of the coronavirus, in view of the festive season. He added, however, that relevant announcements will be made by the competent minister. He clarified, […]

Netherlands: Strict lockdown to stop Omicron scientists recommend

Netherlands: Strict lockdown to stop Omicron scientists recommend Netherlands: Strict lockdown to stop Omicron scientists recommend

Health experts advising the Dutch government on its covid-19 strategy have advised the country to enter a “strict” lockdown, Dutch media reported today, a few days after a partial lockdown was extended until mid-January. . The television network RTL Nieuws and the newspaper NRC Handelsblad cited sources within the team of experts and broadcast that […]

Austria: End to lockdown – Compulsory vaccination is underway

Austria: End to lockdown – Compulsory vaccination is underway Austria: End to lockdown – Compulsory vaccination is underway

Austria ended today the total lockdown which it had imposed on November 19 while maintaining the restrictions for the unvaccinated, as broadcast by the Bloomberg agency. Unvaccinated people can leave their homes only to go to work, where they will have to take a negative covid test every two days. At the same time, it […]