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Up to 100,000 new cases daily: Second COVID-19 wave hits France

Up to 100,000 new cases daily: Second COVID-19 wave hits France

On Sunday, France registered a record 52,010 new COVID-19 cases over the previous 24 hours, more than any other country in Europe. But Jean-François Delfraissy, who leads the scientific council that advises the government on the pandemic, has warned that the second wave of coronavirus is likely to be worse than the first, adding that […]

Second wave of COVID-19 outbreak threatens European tourism recovery

WHO Says It is Unclear If Vaccine Prevents Covid-19 Trasmission

A new surge in Covid-19 cases and the reintroduction of travel restrictions have halted European tourism recovery with international tourist arrivals to Europe down 68% halfway through the year relative to 2019, according to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) report “European Tourism: Trends & Prospects” for Q3 2020, which has been closely monitoring the evolution […]

Revenge travelling is real: Europeans still planning 2021 trips despite second wave

Revenge travelling is real: Europeans still planning 2021 trips despite second wave

European travellers have a stable and positive attitude towards travel but concerns over falling ill at the destination and quarantine restrictions have resulted in postponing more trips to 2021, according to the latest report “Monitoring Sentiment for Domestic and Intra-European Travel: Wave 2” released today by the European Travel Commission (ETC). Similar to the Results […]

Malaysia in full lockdown to curb third wave

Malaysia in full lockdown to curb third wave

Malaysia is reimposing a full lockdown in its capital of Kuala Lumpur and five other states in order to slow down the third wave of coronavirus infections. The two-week lockdown will begin tomorrow, 13 January, and will bar social activities and a nationwide travel ban. In a televised address, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says, “Unprecedented […]

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