Colorado removes restrictions on large gatherings, mask requirements

Planners of large indoor events will no longer need the state’s approval to host more than 500 people according to a public health order issued Monday by Colorado’s state health department. The amended order from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment goes into effect on Tuesday as transmission of COVID-19 and hospitalizations due to the disease level off. […]

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Restrictions easing in U.S. and Europe amid COVID-19 disaster in India – The Denver Post

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Air travel in the U.S. hit its highest mark since COVID-19 took hold more than 13 months ago, while European Union officials are proposing to ease restrictions on visitors to the continent as the vaccine rollout sends new cases and deaths tumbling in more affluent countries. The improving picture in many places contrasts with the worsening disaster […]

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Health experts warn of new coronavirus spike as states ease restrictions, spring break travel surges

Fox News Flash top headlines for March 7 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Health experts have urged Americans to remain vigilant as some states start to roll back coronavirus restrictions and others see a rise in visitors due to spring break. Several variants of the COVID-19 virus have been identified across the […]

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When Dr. Fauci Thinks COVID-19 Restrictions Should Be Lifted

It’s been a year since many of us have been driven into our homes to try and stay safe and healthy as a precaution against the COVID-19 coronavirus, and days since we marked the first anniversary of COVID-19 quarantines. And even if we’ve been entertained by acts like late night how host Jimmy Fallon and EGOT winner John Legend singing […]

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It’s too soon to lift COVID restrictions, says Dr. Fauci

Coronavirus restrictions should not be lifted until the daily toll of new U.S. cases falls below 10,000, “and maybe even considerably less than that,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday. The last time the United States saw that low a number was almost a year ago. The daily case count hasn’t fallen below 50,000 since mid-October, and the seven-day average on […]

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France flags new restrictions in ‘worsening’ COVID situation

France may need to impose new local restrictions to deal with a worsening COVID-19 situation as it scrambles to avoid a new national lockdown, a government spokesman said Wednesday. Infections have reached worrying levels in several parts of the country, spokesman Gabriel Attal told reporters after a weekly cabinet meeting. The warning comes only days after the French Riviera was […]

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Researchers develop a model that predicts whether COVID-19 restrictions have any effect

What happens when municipalities in the Copenhagen area experience a COVID-19 flare-up? Would closing the schools have any effect, or would a better choice be directing the parents to work from home? Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, authorities worldwide have several times implemented steps to keep the pandemic in check. Now, researchers from the Department of Computer Science at Aalborg […]

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Difficult to implement national coronavirus restrictions in Malawi

Households need financial support if COVID-19 restrictions are to be successful in Malawi. Furthermore, the authorities issuing the restrictions have an additional bearing on their enforceability. These are findings from a new study examining the relationship between authorities and civil compliance in one of the world’s poorest countries. In April 2020, then-President Peter Mutharika and his government announced plans to […]

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Russia tightens virus restrictions as cases spike

Russia on Tuesday tightened anti-coronavirus restrictions including mask-wearing in public spaces after registering a record daily spike in virus deaths. According to the country’s consumer safety regulator, face masks are to be worn in crowded areas, on public transport, in taxis and lifts from Wednesday. Rospotrebnadzor also banned public events between 11 pm and 6 am, saying cafes and restaurants […]

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Restrictions tightened, but no new virus lockdown in Belgium

Belgian Prime minister Alexander De Croo stopped short Friday of imposing another full lockdown, as the country did in March, but introduced a series of new restrictive measures as the number of COVID-19-related hospital admissions and deaths continues to soar. Already severely hit during the first wave of the pandemic, Belgium is now the second-worst country in the European Union […]

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