France and the United Kingdom increased police controls as Europe re-protected its borders

France is imposing new restrictions, as the curfew does not appear to be sufficient to reduce infections.

The borders will remain closed to travelers from outside the European Union (with some exceptions) and a negative PCR test will be mandatory to enter the country.

In addition, shopping malls and large markets will be closed, and Prime Minister Jean Castex announced tightening control of the police. Still however There is no new hard restriction in sight.

Controls will also be tightened in the UK, where, from Friday, Those caught at parties will be fined 800 pounds Home. The penalty will be applied to groups of more than 15 and will double after each violation, to a maximum of 6,400 pounds for repeat offenders.

Close the external borders

The German government agreed to impose unprecedented travel restrictions. Entry ban for travelers from the United Kingdom, Portugal and Ireland.

The decline in new Coronavirus cases continues in the country, as the number of infections per 100,000 people in seven days decreased to 94.4 on Friday, the lowest number since October.

The Norwegian border will be closed to all those who do not live in the country. Although there are some exceptions, among them, for health workers coming from Sweden and Finland, and people transporting goods.

This comes a week after Oslo and nine neighboring municipalities imposed strict measures, including the closure of all non-essential businesses.

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