19,461 new cases of Covid-19 were identified in 24 hours from Wednesday to Thursday, a little more than 16,000 per day on average.
The government hopes that the Ascension Bridge will not slow down the pace of vaccination too much, while the goal is to reach 20 million first-time vaccines by the end of the weekend.
In the United States, people who are fully vaccinated can fall off the mask even indoors, health officials have said.
6:25 am. First match with paying public in Brazil since March 2020.
Six thousand paying spectators will be able to attend the final of the Brazilian state football tournament of Maranhao on Sunday, where tickets will be on sale to the public for the first time since the start. of the Covid-19 pandemic.
6:20 am. Return of tourists to Greece.
The European country hopes to speed up its neighbors for the tourist season, vital for its economy, with the long-awaited return of tourists after seven months of confinement, lifted on Friday. "We weigh anchor," proclaims Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theocharis, officially launching the season Thursday evening from the ancient temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion, near Athens. Museums are reopening across the country, while it is already possible, since early May, to eat a moussaka or drink an ouzo on the terrace.
Guyana reconfined until May 30, at least.
The overseas territory is facing a very marked "deterioration" in the health situation.
From this Friday, travel is again subject to certification and gatherings of more than six people are prohibited, in addition to the curfew already in force every evening at 7 p.m. and from Saturday evening to Monday morning.
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