UK All-Party Parliamentary Group calls for ‘urgent clarity’ new restrictions; Chile to loosen restrictions for those vaccinated against Covid-19; US ‘travellers should avoid all travel to Japan,’ says CDC
- Up to 8,700 patients died after catching Covid in English hospitals
- Tokyo Olympics: anger in Japan at IOC call to make ‘sacrifices’
- China rejects report of sick staff at Wuhan lab prior to Covid outbreak
It is always worth bearing in mind that some areas of England have had a very different experience of the pandemic from others, as Telegraph data journalist Ben Butcher notes:
Brutal for Leicester, where for only 4 days in the past year (last week) did guidance say that indoor gatherings were advised. t.co/JAjWqpnuCW
In the US, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey has signed a bill that prohibits private businesses and public institutions from requiring Covid-19 “vaccine passports” to access services or refusing those not inoculated against the coronavirus.
“I’ve signed SB 267! Since the development of the COVID-19 vaccine, both Dr. Scott Harris (state health officer) and I have said that we would not mandate vaccines in the state of Alabama”, the governor said in a statement on Monday.
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