The most important developments both at home and abroad.

Starting with Luxembourg

And abroad

  • The number of new corona infections in Germany continues to rise and has again triggered a discussion (see 16:56 post) about additional parameters apart from incidences and case numbers. The Robert Koch Institute reported 1,919 new cases on Saturday 1919 and a seven-day incidence of 13.6 - after 13.2 the previous day.

  • The UK's health secretary, Sajid Javid, posted on Twitter that he has made a full recovery from the virus, a week after testing positive.

  • Anti-lockdown protests continued this weekend across the world. In Australia, thousands marched through the country's two biggest cities in anti-lockdown protests Saturday, sparking violent clashes with police in Sydney.

  • Drugmaker AstraZeneca said Saturday it was scouring its supply chain to find more doses of its Covid-19 vaccine for Southeast Asia, which is facing its most serious outbreak yet of the virus.

  • China has supplied over 10,000 Covid vaccines to a Myanmar rebel group operating near its southern border, its spokesman said, as Beijing seeks to halt the influx of cases from the coup-wracked country.