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Today's most important stories in one place.
Starting with Luxembourg:
- The latest figures from the Ministry of Health show that 40 new cases of coronavirus were discovered yesterday.
- A number of cafés and bars triggered police interventions because they were either still open after midnight or violating the measures that were taken to contain the spread of the virus.
- Despite the pandemic, the number of bankruptcies does not yet exceed that of 2019.
- Findel airport has received the "airport health accreditation" award in light of its response to covid-19.
Around the world:
- Coronavirus-ravaged economies across the Asia Pacific will make a "swoosh-shaped" recovery next year, the Asian Development Bank forecast Tuesday, but it warned that further restrictions to combat the contagion could derail the region's return to growth.
- Healthcare services are being jeopardised by lack of access to coronavirus testing, hospital bosses in England warned on Tuesday.
- Tour de France organisers were in exultant mood Tuesday when announcing that all of their cyclists were negative for Covid-19 in the final round of tests.
- A China-developed coronavirus vaccine could be ready for the public as early as November, a Chinese official has told state television, as the global race to clear the final round of trials heats up.
- Opposition parties in Myanmar are calling for November's election to be postponed as the country scrambles to control a coronavirus surge.