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- Luxembourg recorded four new coronavirus cases and no new deaths.
- The Belgium-Luxembourg border is now open to allow family visits, as well as shopping for groceries and non-food items.
- The municipality of Luxembourg City has announced its support for restaurants, bars and cafés without terraces.
- After two months, the first Luxair flight with passengers took place on Friday. The first flight went to Stockholm and was followed by two more to Munich and Hamburg respectively.
- As part of the national screening strategy, the Luxembourg government has collaborated with Luxairport to launch a pilot project offering testing to passengers arriving in the Grand Duchy.
- The director of the Chamber of Employees and the editor of Caritas’ social almanac discussed the pandemic's impact on welfare.
- The temporary advanced care centres in Ettelbruck and Grevenmacher closed their doors on Friday 29 May, having conducted around 9,000 consultations.
- After the Remerschen "Baggerweier" ponds reopened this week, the Upper-Sûre lake's beaches are also set to open once more this weekend. The same holds true for various tourist attractions across the country.
In international news
- US President Donald Trump said he is severing ties with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, as the death toll from the disease spiked again in the United States.
- A Lufthansa plane carrying around 200 mainly German workers landed in China on Saturday, marking the first return of Europeans since the country suspended visas over the coronavirus.
- Two UN peacekeepers in Mali became the first to have died from the coronavirus.
- Brazil on Friday reached 27,878 coronavirus deaths, surpassing the toll of hard-hit Spain and making it the country with the fifth-highest number of fatalities.
- Britain's Office of National Statistics (ONS) has counted around 13,500 care home deaths attributed to COVID-19.
- Facing its deepest recession since World War II and with business confidence collapsing, the coronavirus pandemic is hitting Italy's economy hard.