COVID-19: Restrictions tighten further in Europe amid second wave

Euronews | Oct 17, 2020 at 8:34 PM
  • Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel urged people to come together like they did in the spring to slow the spread of the coronavirus as the country posted another daily record of new cases on Saturday.
  • In Paris and eight other French cities, restaurants, bars, cinemas and other establishments were being forced to close no later than 9pm to try to reduce contact among people.
  • On Saturday, tier-2 cities like London and York were subject to a ban on socialising with people from other households indoors, while the county of Lancashire joined Liverpool in tier-3 with the tightest restrictions.