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Which European countries are easing travel restrictions? (source — 18/05/2020 15:05:02

As several European countries reopen restaurants, bars, shops and some attractions, we round up lockdown easing measures and travel restrictions country-by-country The UK Foreign Office (FCO) is curre...

Vaccine hopes and economic woes as virus spreads (source — 16/05/2020 06:30:05

VIENNA: President Donald Trump voiced hope Friday that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by late 2020, cushioning dire US economic news as parts of Europe re-open despite fears of a second wave ...

'Baltic bubble' opens borders for free travel to boost economies (source — 15/05/2020 13:18:09

A "Baltic bubble" allowing free travel between Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia came into operation today in the latest attempt by European countries to help their economies rebound from the coronavirus ...

Trump threatens to cut China ties as virus toll tops 300,000 (source — 15/05/2020 10:30:00

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump (pix) threatened to cut ties with China over its role in the spread of the coronavirus, as the global death toll from the disease topped 300,000.Despite fears of ...

Coronavirus: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to establish Baltic 'travel bubble' as restrictions eased (source — 07/05/2020 17:32:46

Baltic states agreed each 'had successfully managed the spread of Covid-19 and trust each other's health care systems'

Coronavirus: Lithuanian capital to be turned into huge open-air restaurant to allow social distancing (source — 28/04/2020 18:14:19

City authorities open up historic public spaces and give €400,000 in restaurant vouchers to medical workers as lockdown lifts

Lithuanian capital to be turned into vast open-air cafe (source — 28/04/2020 14:25:30

Vilnius gives public space to bars and cafes to allow physical distancing during lockdownCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLithuania’s capital, Vilnius, has announced plans t...

Trump to ease lockdown, saying virus cases have ‘passed peak’ (source — 16/04/2020 07:47:22

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump vowed to unveil plans Thursday to reopen the world’s top economy, following cautious moves in Europe, claiming the US had “passed the peak” of new coronavirus cases,...

US reports highest daily virus toll (source — 11/04/2020 17:15:00

ROME: The United States became the first country to report more than 2,000 coronavirus deaths in a single day, marking a grim milestone as billions around the world celebrated the Easter holiday weeke...

Coronavirus concerns rise for Florida’s ‘snowbirds’ (source — 18/03/2020 12:27:38

DELRAY BEACH: Florida, often called “the grayest state” in the US because so many elderly retire here, is facing up to the fact that it has an alarming concentration of the demographic most at-risk fr...

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In more severe cases:
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