Hungary Reports Jump In New COVID Cases To Record 20,174 On Wednesday

PARIS, France – Hungary’s daily tally of new COVID-19 infections jumped to a record 20,174 on Wednesday, but the number of patients treated in hospitals had remained at a relatively low level. Hungary, a country of 10 million, 41,987 people have died of COVID-19. There are 3,145 coronavirus patients in hospital now, including 164 on … More Hungary Reports Jump In New COVID Cases To Record 20,174 On Wednesday

Czech Republic Reports Record Daily Tally Of 39,614 New COVID Cases

PARIS, France – The Czech Republic, battling the spread of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, has recorded 39,614 new COVID-19 infections for its highest daily tally since the pandemic began, health ministry data showed on Wednesday. Tuesday’s figure is the week’s second daily record, after 30,367 infections found on Monday in the country of 10.7 … More Czech Republic Reports Record Daily Tally Of 39,614 New COVID Cases

Pfizer And BioNTech Launch Trial Of Omicron – Targeted COVID Vaccine

PARIS, France – Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE said on Tuesday they started a clinical trail to test a new version of their vaccine specifically designed to target the COVID-19 Omicron variant, which had eluded some of the protection provided by the original two – dose vaccine regimen. Banking on volunteers in the United States, … More Pfizer And BioNTech Launch Trial Of Omicron – Targeted COVID Vaccine

French COVID Hospitalisations See Biggest Jump Since Nov 2020

PARIS, France – The number of people with COVID -19 French hospitals rose by 888 to 25,775, the health ministry said on Monday, the biggest one – day increase since early November 2020 – before the start of the country’s vaccination campaign. The last time the number of COVID -1 9 was over 25,000 was … More French COVID Hospitalisations See Biggest Jump Since Nov 2020

France’s Parliament Approves COVID – 19 Vaccine Pass

PARIS, France – France’s parliament gave final approval on Sunday to the government’s latest measures to tackle the COVID-19 virus, including a vaccine pass contested by anti – vaccine protestors. Lawmakers in the lower house of parliament voted 215 in favour to 58 against, paving the way for the law to enter force in the … More France’s Parliament Approves COVID – 19 Vaccine Pass

Hong Kong Suspends Transit Flights From Most Of The World Due To COVID – 19

Paris, France – Hong Kong authorities said on Friday the city’s airport will suspend for a month transit flights from around 150 countries and territories considered high risk because of the coronavirus, deepening the global financial hub’s isolation. Separately, the territory’s leader Carrie Lan said restrictions on social life will be extended through the Lunar New … More Hong Kong Suspends Transit Flights From Most Of The World Due To COVID – 19

Italy Targets The Unvaccinated With New Virus Restrictions

Milan, Italy – Italy targeted the unvaccinated with a host of new coronavirus restrictions Monday, with proof of vaccination or recovery from a recent infection required to enter public transport, cafes, hotels, gyms and other popular venues. The new ‘super’ health pass requirement, which eliminates the ability to show just a negative test to gain … More Italy Targets The Unvaccinated With New Virus Restrictions

Romania Tightens Pandemic Measures Amid COVID – 19 Surge

BUCHAREST, Romania – Tighter pandemic measures came into force in Romania on Saturday as authorities hoped to quell sharply rising coronavirus cases amid concerns that the next virus wave could overstretch the country’s health care system. In mid – December, Romania was reporting fewer than a thousand COVID – 19 infections a day, but over … More Romania Tightens Pandemic Measures Amid COVID – 19 Surge

France’s Macron Stands By His ‘Piss Off’ Comments On COVID Non – Vaccinated

Paris – French President Emmanuel Macron said he stood by his earlier comments saying he wanted to ‘piss off’ the five milion French people who are still not vaccinated against COVID – 19, adding it was his responsibility to sound the alarm given the Omicron threat. ‘I stand by my earlier comments,’ said Macron, as … More France’s Macron Stands By His ‘Piss Off’ Comments On COVID Non – Vaccinated

PSG Forward Messi Returns To Paris After Negative COVID Test

Paris, France – Paris St Germain forward Lionel Messi has returned to Paris after testing negative for COVID – 19 and will resume training in the coming days, the French Ligue 1 club said on Wednesday. Messi was among the four PSG players who returned positive results on Sunday. The 34 – year – old … More PSG Forward Messi Returns To Paris After Negative COVID Test