The new changes, which would come in from Monday, would see a three-tier system introduced for local lockdowns in a bid to simplify the rules across the country. Pubs and restaurants are being closed under new rules introduced in central Scotland today.
The world’s richest people have seen their wealth soar to record heights amid the COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to stimulus from governments and central banks that sent stock and other asset prices soaring this year. But those who don’t own stocks or other assets are facing a new wave of economic misery.
The hospital will open within the next week after hospitalizations across the state nearly tripled over the last month. There were 853 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 as of Tuesday, an increase of 71 from the day before, Evers said in a statement.
Federal Reserve officials raised concerns in September that the pace of the economic recovery would slow without more relief from Congress, building on previous warnings from the central bank, according to documents released a day after President Trump said he was ending stimulus talks with House Democrats.
Poland has fined Russia's Gazprom GAZP.MM more than 29 billion zlotys ($7.6 billion) for building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline without Warsaw's approval, its watchdog said on Wednesday, prompting the company to say it will appeal.
After a five-year-long trial, the Greek court on Wednesday found members of the neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn guilty of murder and assault. The neo-Nazi group's leader was convicted of running a criminal organization.
The company said Tuesday that it will remove Facebook pages, groups and Instagram accounts for "representing QAnon" - even if they don't promote violence. Facebook did not immediately explain what it means for Facebook groups to "represent" QAnon.
Turkey on Tuesday accused Canada of double standards after Ottawa suspended arms exports to the country as it investigates the use of Canadian technology in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the Caucasus region.
U.S. President Donald Trump faced a fresh backlash on Tuesday for removing his mask when he returned to the White House and urging Americans not to fear the COVID-19 disease that has killed more than 209,000 people in the country and put him in hospital.
The virus was believed to have been eradicated in late May after a strict national lockdown led to New Zealanders enjoying 102 days without community transmission.
But a new cluster emerged in Auckland in August, forcing the city of 1.5 million into lockdown for almost three weeks.