Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Minister of Health Paulette Lenert held a crucial press briefing on Wednesday morning at 9.45am. There were some hard facts and strict measures put forward as Luxembourg continues to battle Covid-19's spread. The stream is over but the ticker remains.

The government had brought Wednesday's government council meeting forward by a day to react to the rise in new infections.

There were further additions to the new Covid law, which is due to last until the end of February 2022, including a return to mask wearing at schools, 2G+ in the hospitality sector and an 11pm curfew for bars, restaurants and clubs.

Our in-depth summary will follow shortly, i the meantime you can peruse the press conference ticker below.