The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has advised Americans to avoid travel for the Thanksgiving holiday due to the rise of the COVID-19 cases.
The Scottish government has made traveling to and from the country without a “reasonable excuse” illegal, according to a published draft of regulations aimed to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Japan’s capital has raised its alert level on maximum as it reported a record of 534 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday.
Colombia’s High Peace Commissioner’s office announced on Tuesday morning that the Colombian government has formally requested a five-year extension under the Ottawa Treaty for removing landmines from across the nation.
South Australia has reported 14 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, which is considered a rapid increase in the state’s first outbreak since April.
Argentina tightened its border security after authorities received a tip of a bomb plot targeting the local Jewish community.
Puerto Rico’s Governor Wanda Vazquez announced on Sunday that she will activate the island’s National Guard to help enforce a curfew aimed at curbing the rise of COVID-19. She also said that she would execute other measures, including once again closing beaches and limiting capacity at restaurants, casinos, gyms, churches and other places to 30 percent.
France Junior Minister of Relations with Parliament Marc Fesneau said that the country is not yet ready to reopen shops selling ‘non-essential’ goods.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed that it was urgently necessary for the EU to reform the open-border Schengen area after the recent terror attacks in France and Austria.
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin has proposed a “European Act” to fight terrorism and to tighten borders after the recent terrorist attacks in France and Austria, according to a report by Arab News.