Brazil's Federal Government has allowed international land border crossings to and from Venezuela for residents of adjacent cities who shall be required to produce a borderline resident ID card, according to a new measure published on the Official Gazette Friday.
Argentine health and migration authorities are analysing additional measured to curb the arrival into the country of the coronavirus Delta variant, which has already been detected in three cases of passengers flying in from abroad.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday that he will not be able to keep his promise to return to life as it was before the coronavirus pandemic by 21 June and the UK will now have to wait until 19 July.
The information check unit of French international news agency AFP Friday announced it had detected a statement by Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou that 24.5 of the 27 sanitary measures recommended by his honorary scientific advising committee known as GACH was not accurate.
The province of Córdoba, Argentina's second-largest district in terms of surface and third in population, has banned on-site schooling plus social and family gatherings as of this coming Monday as occupancy of intensive care beds mounts.
Argentina's Federal Tax Bureau AFIP data shows 235,381 jobs were lost and around 23,000 companies had closed as the result of the contraction in the economy due to the health measures to control coronavirus, it was reported Friday.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Wednesday announced virtual schooling in his country would continue until at least May 3, amid soaring numbers of covid-19 infections.
Five McDonald’s workers in Chicago filed a class-action lawsuit against the chain on Tuesday, accusing it of failing to adopt government safety guidance on COVID-19 and endangering employees and their families.
As the planet battles the seemingly inexorable spread of the coronavirus, Antarctica remains the only Covid-19-free continent - thanks in the main to strict security and not a little luck. The natural isolation of the frozen and desolate expanse has been taken to new extremes since the WHO declared a pandemic on March 11.