Today's most important stories in one place.
Starting with Luxembourg
- The latest figures from the Ministry of Health show that 98 new cases of coronavirus were recorded yesterday. The death toll has risen to 116 (+2)
- 120 beach goers were given fines at Upper Sûre Lake on Friday for not adhering to the rules.
- The Association of Luxembourg Student Unions (ACEL) held an event advocating for students who have been impacted by virus restrictions.
- The Federation of Luxembourgish Industrialists (FEDIL) published a set of conclusions to be drawn from the Covid-19 crisis, calling for greater investment in digitalisation, networks, research, and industry.
- Starting today, travelers entering and staying in Belgium for more than two days will need to fill out an online form.
And around the world
- In Berlin, demonstrations against coronavirus restrictions drew over 15,000 thousand participants.
- Greece reopened six of its main ports to cruise ships for the first time in the coronavirus-shortened tourism season.
- The US recorded 1,442 new deaths from the coronavirus within 24 hours yesterday, according to Johns Hopkins University. Today, America's top infectious diseases official, Dr. Anthony Fauci, raised concerns over COVID-19 vaccines being developed by China and Russia.
- British Airways pilots have voted to cut wages by 20 percent with 270 jobs lost. The deal comes as the airline struggles with the economic impact of the coronavirus.
- The World Health Organization warned that the coronavirus pandemic was likely to be "lengthy" after its emergency committee met to evaluate the crisis.