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Tag: lockdown

China’s Covid-19 lockdown in Xi’an hits chipmakers Samsung, Micron

Samsung and Micron said this week that they’ve had to adjust operations in the northwestern city of Xi’an, which is experiencing one of China’s worst community outbreaks of the coronavirus pandemic. Authorities have responded...

Amsterdam: Dutch police disperse lockdown protestors

Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema issued an emergency ordinance, empowering police to clear the central Museum Square, after the protesters violated a ban on holding public gatherings during the latest wave of coronavirus infections. The...

Vaccinated people no longer have to follow lockdown restrictions in Austria

Austria ended lockdown restrictions for vaccinated people across most of the country on Sunday, three weeks after reimposing strict rules to combat a rising wave of coronavirus infections. The rules, which vary by region...

Merkel push for German lockdown blocked as death toll passes 100,000

BERLIN, GERMANY – SEPTEMBER 22: German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) speaks with Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Finance Olaf Scholz. Pool | Getty Images News | Getty Images Germany’s Covid-19 crisis continues to...

Germany considers a full Covid lockdown and mandatory vaccines

Senior doctor Thomas Marx puts on his personal protective gear (PPE) before he enters the room of a patient infected with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in an intensive care unit (ICU) at the hospital...

Oil prices fall 4% to six-week low on lockdown worries, but don't expect much relief at the pump yet

Oil’s run as one of 2021’s hottest trades is slowing, with crude on track for a fourth straight negative week amid demand concerns.

Austria announces national lockdown as Covid cases surge

Austrian police officers check a man’s identity and vaccination certificate during a control in Voesendorf, district Moedling, Austria, on November 16, 2021. Hans Punz | AFP | Getty Images Austria will enter a fourth...

Belgium PM de Croo says he wants to avoid lockdown

Prime Minister Alexander De Croo pictured during a press conference. HADRIEN DURE | AFP | Getty Images BRUSSELS — Belgium is toughening up social restrictions as Covid-19 cases surge, but Prime Minister Alexander de...