Day: July 7, 2021

Europe

Europe battles to Keep the Delta variant at bay

  Germany‘s health minister ramped up his call for as many people as possible to obtain the Covid-19 vaccine, despite evidence that the immunization campaign is losing momentum across Europe.   Jens Spahn made the announcement on Wednesday, as the delta variant’s expansion threatens to unleash a fresh wave of viral infections across the European […]

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Murcia Spain

Murcia is the hottest city in Spain

  On July 6, Murcia  baked, with all but one of the region’s municipalities among the top ten warmest regions in Spain, with temperatures above 40 degrees – the hottest day of the year in the Region of Murcia thus far. Molina de Segura, in the Vega del Segura, topped the list of warmest places […]

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Portugal

Portugal: Covid testing for restaurants entry

  “The idea of adopting Covid testing for entry into restaurants” is being investigated by the Portuguese government.   According to Observador, the legislation is being finalized, although it will not apply to weekday lunchtime service.   Part of the idea is to be allowed to reopen eateries that were forced to close early on […]

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Italy

Heat wave continues to bring dangerously hot weather to Italy

An African anticyclone has brought a new heat wave to Italy, with temperatures reaching 40 degrees in the south and close to that in the center. A wave of thunderstorms will break the heat in the north.   Bologna, Bolzano, Campobasso, Florence, Frosinone, Latina, Palermo, Perugia, and Rieti are under an orange heat alert, the […]

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Greece

Greece: Mobile vaccination facilities at tourist spots

The discovery of the Delta variety has compelled Greek authorities to respond quickly, with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis declaring on Monday that mobile vaccination facilities will be set up at tourist spots around the country to speed up Covid-19 vaccines.   Mitsotakis made the announcement following discussions with the government’s Covid-19 specialists group, the Central […]

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