France to ease restrictions; Austrian parliament approves mandatory vaccination – as it happened | World news

5.50pm EST 17:50 The Irish government has been given the green light to lift the majority of the state’s Covid restrictions. It is understood that the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) has recommended restrictions around hospitality can be lifted, including the 8pm curfew, PA Media reported. The recommendations also say that live venues and…

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Countries relaxing COVID travel restrictions

Countries across the globe are continuing to relax international travel restrictions related to COVID with the European Union dropping its mask mandate for air travelers starting next week. And COVID travel warnings are being dropped, too. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last month removed all the remaining countries on its “Do Not Travel” list. “More…

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