Luxembourg real-time news

Austrian Foreign Minister tests positive for COVID-19 (source — www.dailytelegraph.com.au) 17/10/2020 15:25:28

Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg has tested positive for coronavirus, speculation holds he may have contracted the novel pathogen during a meeting with his European counterparts in Lux...

Here's What To Do If Someone Sneezes Or Coughs Near You (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 26/09/2020 08:00:22

Anthony Fauci, the a top infectious disease expert in the US, offered a sobering warning earlier this month as the weather begins to cool: stop looking at the “rosy side of things” and pre...

Lockdown Never Ended For Disabled People (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 25/09/2020 08:00:26

It’s day 200 of lockdown and I log in to Instagram. I scroll and see pictures of friends’ lives, their holidays to Luxembourg, Tenerife or Vietnam. I see pictures of people enjoying a meal...

Wildfires around San Francisco Bay Area grow to larger than Rhode Island – live (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/08/2020 21:48:03

Wildfires death toll up to sevenExplainer: how did the fires starts, and are they normal?Photo essay: the evacuees with nowhere to goSign up to our First Thing newsletter 7.48pm BST Wildfires have bur...

Luxembourg's high Covid infection rate is result of mass-testing regime, says minister (source — www.theguardian.com) 18/08/2020 14:03:47

Success of scheme has caused some EU states to place country on travel blacklistCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLuxembourg has begun offering a free coronavirus test to all...

Is It Even Worth Booking A Holiday Abroad Right Now? (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 14/08/2020 15:22:08

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.The list of countries Brits can travel to is shrinking, as s...

Holidaymakers Returning From France Will Have To Quarantine For 14 Days, Government Announces (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 14/08/2020 00:09:35

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.Holidaymakers returning to the UK from France will have to quarantine for 14 days fo...

The safest holiday destinations this month – least at risk of going on UK’s quarantine list (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 13/08/2020 12:26:39

A HOLIDAY abroad is still on many people’s wish list this year, but choosing where to go can be a struggle due to the coronavirus situation in Europe. Spain has already been banned for travel by...

Coronavirus: just 10 enforcement orders issued for breach of UK quarantine rules (source — www.theguardian.com) 08/08/2020 12:08:28

Fears measures may be extended to France, but little enforcement appears to be taking placeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageJust 10 enforcement orders have been issued to pe...

Just 10 enforcement orders issued for breach of UK quarantine rules (source — www.theguardian.com) 08/08/2020 09:00:00

Fears measures may be extended to France, but little enforcement appears to be taking placeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageJust 10 enforcement orders have been issued to pe...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death