US DIRECT. Covid-19: Spain towards a curfew in several regions

10:40  25 october  2020
10:40  25 october  2020 Source:   leparisien.fr

Covid-19. Five questions on the curfew introduced on Saturday in several cities in France

 Covid-19. Five questions on the curfew introduced on Saturday in several cities in France © Benoit Tessier / Reuters Bars, restaurants, theaters, cinemas… All will have to close their doors at 9 p.m. from Saturday, October 17 in eight major cities in France and in Ile-de-France, in order to respect the curfew announced by Emmanuel Macron. Illustrative photo. As of Saturday, October 17, Ile-de-France and eight metropolises will have to apply a curfew. This announcement was made by Emmanuel Macron, during his televised address, Wednesday evening.

Spain has reported over a million cases of COVID - 19 - Copyright Emilio Morenatti/Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. Overnight curfews and new restrictive measures were announced in multiple regions across Europe as COVID - 19 -related hospital admissions and deaths

Find COVID - 19 information here: who can enter Spain , who is exempted from the restrictions COVID - 19 updates. Get useful information and see Spain ’s official measures to ensure your health In some regions , including Andalusia, the Canary Islands, and Galicia, masks are compulsory on the

Des serveurs rangent les chaises de leur établissement, à Burgos (nord de l'Espagne), le 24 octobre 2020. © AFP / Cesar Manso Servers put away the chairs at their establishment, in Burgos (northern Spain), October 24, 2020.

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A new record of contamination in 24 hours was identified in France on Saturday, with 45,422 additional cases compared to the day before The National Assembly adopted in first reading the bill providing for the extension state of health emergency until February 16. Several countries, including Spain and Belgium, are taking new anti-Covid measures.

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9:06 am. Testimonials from general practitioners. “We were scared, we were poorly informed, without protection, but we started to work, Saturdays, Sundays… It didn't stop. And no official recognition! », Says one of them, who settled in Saint-Ouen (Seine-Saint-Denis) in January. To read here.

Leaders in US, Europe divided on response to surging virus

  Leaders in US, Europe divided on response to surging virus SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Virus cases are surging across Europe and many U.S. states, but responses by leaders are miles apart, with officials in Ireland, France and elsewhere imposing curfews and restricting gatherings even as some U.S. governors resist mask mandates or more aggressive measures. The stark contrasts in efforts to contain infections come as outbreaks on both sides of the Atlantic raise similar alarms, including shrinking availability of hospital beds and rising deaths. © Provided by Associated Press Shoppers buy face masks on O'Connell Street in Dublin city centre, Tuesday Oct. 20, 2020.

The spread of COVID - 19 is at a critical level in several regions of Québec. More restrictive and targeted measures have been put in place to curb the spread and avoid another lockdown. Find out what the alert level is in your region and the protective measures put in place.

Learn how COVID - 19 restrictions may affect your travel. South Korea. Spain . Eligible passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID - 19 RT-PCR test result (taken at most 72 hours before arrival at an authorized laboratory in the country of departure or of transit), and are subject to

8:36. Is the second wave worse than the first? The government and doctors are now saying it openly: France is facing a "second wave" of the Covid-19 epidemic. New contaminations, situation in intensive care, number of deaths ... We tried to compare the period of last spring and that of today. While the two situations have many differences, the current one has several disturbing elements. Our decryption can be found below.

READ ALSO> Covid-19: contaminations, resuscitation, death ... is the “second wave” worse than the first?

8:24. Over a million cases in Colombia. The Latin American country surpassed the one million coronavirus contamination mark on Saturday, says the Colombian Ministry of Health.

7:59 am. US Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff tested positive. Marc Short is thus the latest to add his name to the list of staff in Donald Trump's administration who have contracted the coronavirus.

Belgium limits care home visits as COVID-19 cases increase

  Belgium limits care home visits as COVID-19 cases increase BRUSSELS (AP) — Authorities in Belgium fear another deadly wave of coronavirus cases could soon hit care homes as the country confronts the risk of seeing its hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients, leading them to restrict nursing home visits. The country of 11.5 million inhabitants recorded half of its COVID-19-related deaths in such homes during the spring wave of the pandemic. Amid a new surge in confirmed cases, new infections have been growing at an alarming rate in eldercare facilities. © Provided by Associated Press People wait in their cars in a line to be tested at the mobile COVID-19 testing site in Antwerp, Belgium, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020.

Countries across Europe are seeing a resurgence in COVID - 19 cases after successfully slowing outbreaks early in the year. France, the UK, Poland, the Netherlands and Spain are likely dealing with the much-feared second wave and have started taking action to curb it.

Note that direct passenger flights from Sweden, Portugal, UK, USA, Iran and Turkey are suspended. Several countries that were previously on a list of travel corridors have since been removed Which European countries have COVID - 19 border restrictions in place? COVID - 19 : Latest travel rules to UK

7:40. Spain towards curfew. The country is preparing for the introduction of a curfew in several of its regions. An extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers was convened at 10 am in Madrid, “in order to examine the terms of a new royal decree on the state of alert”, an exceptional regime corresponding to a state of health emergency .

7:25. New measures in Belgium. The Brussels authorities have decided to advance the curfew imposed in Belgium to 10 p.m. and have ordered stores to close at 8 p.m., as well as a ban on cultural and sports activities from Monday.

READ ALSO> Second wave of Covid-19: in Europe, all the countries affected… and measures which vary

7.15 am. Obama accuses Trump. The former US president on Saturday accused his successor of having "completely messed up" in his management of Covid-19, during a rally in support of Democratic candidate Joe Biden in Miami, Florida. "Eight months after the start of this pandemic, the new cases are still breaking records," he said. “Donald Trump is not suddenly going to protect us. He is not even able to take the most basic precautions to protect himself, ”he said ironically, three weeks after the hospitalization of the president-candidate who had contracted Covid-19.

7 hours. Hello and welcome (and don't forget to change the time)! We will be following together the news related to the coronavirus this Sunday, October 25, 2020 in France and around the world.

Justin Turner tests positive for COVID-19, removed from Game 6 .
Justin Turner was pulled from Game 6 of the World Series after seven innings on Tuesday night, and the world found out the shocking reason why: Turner tested positive for COVID-19. © Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Turner started and began the game for the Los Angeles Dodgers as the No. 3 hitter and third baseman. But he was pulled before the start of the eighth, with Enrique Hernandez going to second, Chris Taylor moving to left, and Edwin Rios playing third.There was no explanation for why Turner was removed until after the Dodgers won the World Series 3-1.

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