Daily Archives: October 23, 2020

Despite Surge, Belgium Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions But Resists Lockdown

Belgian officials Friday announced new COVID-19 restrictions but stopped short of a lockdown to stem the surging rate of infections, which are now averaging more than 10,000 per day.At a news conference in Brussels, Prime Minister Alexander De Croo ann…

Czech PM Demands Health Minister Resign for Violating COVID-19 Restrictions

A political standoff is brewing in the Czech Republic where the health minister has refused to resign after pictures were published of him eating in a Prague restaurant closed under COVID-19 regulations. Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis Friday called …