Chinese media outlets including The Global Times and Caixin on Monday reported China’s top economic planner had granted approval to power plants to import coal without clearance restrictions, except for Australia.
Australia’s second-most-populous state, Victoria, will limit indoor gatherings to 15 people and reintroduce mandatory masks indoors starting Thursday, a day after it reported three new cases that ended its COVID-free streak of more than two months.
According to a statement by the government, the new measure is effective from Wednesday.
Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun told a government meeting a new wave of infections could disrupt South Korea’s vaccination programme which has been suffering delays as the international vaccine-sharing scheme COVAX struggles to provide promised doses on time.
The groom, his father and the bride’s father were referred to the National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority’s prosecution, where the legal measures were taken against all the participants.
Residents in the Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, an overseas territory of France, expressed dismay on Sunday after protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third day in a row, prompting French
According to some media reports the government will announce that all mandatory restrictions and some general advice — such as staying at home when you’re sick — will be maintained.
Their numbers have fallen from a peak of almost 15,000 when the truckers first rolled into the capital two weeks ago. At first the goal was to protest Covid restrictions although this has morphed into a broader outcry against the government.
India's richest state, Maharashtra, said on Saturday it would close swimming pools and gyms from Monday while schools and colleges have been closed till Feb 15 after daily cases in the state jumped to over 41,000.