Residents take pictures of a paper lantern released with Covid-19 guidelines to create awareness against the Covid-19 coronavirus in Kolkata on June 22, 2021. / © Dibyangshu SARKAR / AFP
Find all of the day's most important Covid-19 news in one place.
Starting with Luxembourg
- The latest figures from the Ministry of Health show that 12 new cases of coronavirus were discovered over the last 24 hours.
- The Court of Auditors launched a probe into the funding and procedures behind the Large Scale Testing campaign.
- Teleworking established itself in our daily routines in 2020, but with deconfinement and the relaxing of measures, remote work is occurring less frequently. As a result traffic density is also returning to normal... or in some instances getting worse than before.
- The number of young people seeking psychiatric help increased in 2020, which was attributed to the use of tele consultations during lockdown.
- State finances are undergoing a process of normalisation, says the finance minister, as compared to the first five months of 2020, state finances have improved by 27.8%.
- India opened up free vaccinations to all adults in an attempt to bolster its inoculation drive on Monday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off a muted International Yoga Day hailing the practice's "protective" properties against the virus.
- Indonesia passed two million coronavirus cases Monday as infection rates soar and hospitals are flooded with new patients, prompting warnings that the Southeast Asian nation's health crisis could spiral out of control.
- French President Emmanuel Macron invited music fans to a socially distanced techno party at the presidential palace on Monday, resuming a pre-Covid tradition to mark the country's annual street music festival.
- Up to 10,000 fans will be allowed at Tokyo Olympic events, organisers said Monday, warning competition could move behind closed doors if infections surge.
- Chile's football federation admitted on Sunday that it broke Copa America health bubble rules by bringing a local hairdresser into their Brazilian hotel.
- Multiple social media posts in Thailand have shared a claim that Kratom, a tree leaf used to treat various ailments, prevents Covid-19. The posts are misleading.