May 16, 2022
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Shanghai records first official Covid deaths since lockdown imposed

Three Covid-19 fatalities have been reported in Shanghai, the first to be officially counted since the beginning of the city’s lockdown. The three people reported on Monday included two women aged 89 and 91, and a 91-year-old man, who also had underlying health conditions, and were reportedly

Experts respond to Consultation Committee: ‘Hopefully it was the last’

The various organisations of the country decided on Friday to switch to code yellow from the corona barometer. This means that almost all restrictions will be lifted: face masks must only be worn in healthcare institutions and on public transport. Rules around the Passenger Locator Form are being relaxed. Was this the last Consultation Committee? […]
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Kenya imposes new lockdown – What are the restrictions?

africanews– Kenya has imposed a new lockdown to combat a surge in coronavirus infections. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday announced a ban on all inland travel in the capital Nairobi and out four other counties. Kenya’s Covid-19 positivity rate has jumped from 2% to 22% between January and March and Nairobi accounts for nearly 60% […]

Coronavirus: European nations tighten restrictions ahead of Christmas

bbc– A number of European countries have tightened coronavirus restrictions ahead of Christmas following a surge of infections in recent weeks. The Netherlands has entered a five-week lockdown, with non-essential shops, theatres and gyms all closing. Germany, meanwhile, will enter a hard lockdown from Wednesday after the number of infections hit record levels. France