Germany’s lockdown steps are having no affect when the nation still suffers from elevated rates of diseases and mortality. The lockout would end by the end of January, Bavarian state premier Markus Soder announced to the German publication, Bild on Sunday.
The Israeli Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new lockdown, the third since the beginning of the pandemic, which will come into force next Sunday, as reported by a section of the country’s local media. The new general shutdown would last for at least two weeks and seeks to stop the spread of the virus.
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday tightened coronavirus restrictions across the country after the country’s number of coronavirus infections skyrocketed. The premier’s move was effected despite the strong opposition from the country’s regional heads and street protests in opposition to curfews.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has had a rough few weeks trying to develop a cohesive nationwide coronavirus restriction policy. Last week, he settled for a dusk to dawn curfew affecting 40 cities that have become Covid-19 hotspots. The order which came into effect on Tuesday has been met with some resistance, with a slew of opposition members critiquing it as ineffective.
China reacted to the spread of Coronavirus, originating in Wuhan, through lockdown. In this way, China was able to control the spread of Coronavirus. Afterwards, other nations looked toward China as an example, and applied the same strategy against the contagious virus. As a result, the whole world is in lockdown, and the world economy has been crippled.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has declared that wearing masks is mandatory in the country from today on, the period in which the ban on immigration is lifted. The move was announced on Monday night, when President Museveni addressed the nation after completing 35 days of the ban, or lockdown.
In a clear example of a return to life in the shadow of the Coronavirus, Portugal begins easing lockdown procedures on Monday, as it reopens some small shops, hairdressing salons and car parks. However, the Portuguese will have to adhere to strict social distancing rules. Protective masks are also mandatory in shops and centers of public services and transport.
French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe presented a plan to Parliament Tuesday, saying that the new coronavirus countermeasure lockdown will be relaxed from May 11. He said masks will be obligatory for public transport and secondary schools. Mr. Philippe said that stores and markets that sell goods that are not essential daily goods can resume operations from May 11.
Italy’s Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, announced that he would relax the regulations imposed in the country seven weeks ago against the new coronavirus. The country reported 260 deaths on Sunday, the lowest number of deaths per day since mid-March. Mr. Conte said he would loosen regulations from May 4 and allow a small number of people wearing masks to visit relatives.
Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced that the lockdown that has been implemented from March 9 to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus will be gradually relaxed from May 4. Conte promised “a serious, scientific plan” that would include a “rethinking of modes of transport.”
Indian-administered Kashmir, which had been under a security lockdown implemented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government in August 2019, is now under a second lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. After several months of the security lockdown, when the government in New Delhi decided to ease it, the outbreak of the coronavirus began to spread.
The lockdown situation issued by the Indian government in the fight against coronavirus has led to an indescribable and inhumane situation surrounding the desperate attempt of millions of migrant workers to return home. In the capital city of Delhi, many workers from different cities, like Kottayam, are trying to return to their villages.
The Democratic Republic of Congo has announced a total lockdown of the capital Kinshasa for four days to prevent coronavirus transmission. Per AfricaNews, “residents would then be allowed to stock up on food in the following two days. The same pattern is scheduled to be repeated for the next three weeks.”