A Nursing staff member wears a handmade mask as he demonstrates in front of The A.R.S (regional health agency)in Lyon, south-eastern France on September 14, 2021, against mandatory health passport 'pass sanitaire' obligation for hospital workers which the government is attempting to enforce to fight the coronavirus(Covid-19). / © AFP archives
Find all of today's most important developments both at home and abroad in one place.
Starting with Luxembourg
- The latest figures from Luxembourg show that 96 new cases of coronavirus were discovered over the last 24 hours.
- Luxembourg paedatrician Dr Isabel De La Fuente of the Kannerklinik thinks its 'too early' to lift health measures in schools.
- "Great news for our French cross-border workers", the Minister happily announced on social media. The fiscal agreement for remote work between Luxembourg and France will be extended until 31 December 2021 and thereby increase the flexibility of more than 100,000 cross-border workers, as well as their employers.
- Australian authorities on Tuesday extended a coronavirus lockdown of the nation's capital Canberra to mid-October, saying the measure was necessary while vaccinations are ramped up.
- A video viewed tens of thousands of times via social media claims to show Germany has terminated all Covid-19 vaccinations over safety fears. This claim is false.
- Southern Chinese cities closed schools and ordered testing for millions on Tuesday in a race to curb a new Covid-19 outbreak which has sparked concerns over infections among unvaccinated schoolchildren.
- President Vladimir Putin will self-isolate after coronavirus cases were detected in his inner circle, the Kremlin said Tuesday, as Russia struggles with stubbornly high Covid infection rates.
- The Philippines will ease coronavirus restrictions in the capital Manila to spur economic activity, officials said Tuesday, despite record infection numbers and a warning from the WHO against the move.