Coronavirus live news: Germany downgrades Covid risk level; Heathrow opens separate ‘red list’ terminal

German experts say risk now ‘high’, down from ‘very high’; Heathrow airport begins processing arrivals from ‘red list’ countries in separate terminal

  • Trial allowing vaccinated Australians to travel overseas could start soon
  • Analysis: If India variant starts a third wave, England’s Covid rules may have to stay
  • EU plans to lift Covid quarantine rules for vaccinated from 1 July
  • UK Covid updates – live
  • See all our coronavirus coverage

India wants to more than triple its supply of coronavirus vaccines to 10 million per day by July as it scales up a campaign seen as keen to avoiding another outbreak as disastrous as April’s, Reuters reports.

“We don’t doubt that we will be able to increase the pace of vaccinations, once supply is ramped up,” government advisor V K Paul told reporters on Tuesday.

Vaccine manufacturers such as Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech are scrambling to boost supplies, with the country is also in talks with major foreign vaccine producers such as Pfizer Inc, officials have said.

Healthcare workers in Huthi-held territory in Yemen will be given vaccinations from next week, a World Health Organization official told Reuters.

Adham Abdel-Moneim, the WHO’s representative in Yemen, said 10,000 doses arrived in the capital Sanaa yesterday and were put in cold storage. The WHO will run the campaign.

Continue reading…

NYT_bigger

Tensions Are High as Biden and Putin Prepare to Meet in Geneva

TheTelegraph_bigger

Italy Euro 2020 squad: fixtures list, players and latest team news

SCMP_bigger

Hong Kong swimmer hit by speedboat propeller suffers injuries to head, limbs

WashingtonPost_bigger

An unmarked gravesite drags a not-so-distant horror back into the spotlight. Is this a real reckoning?

NYT_bigger

Tensions Are High as Biden and Putin Prepare to Meet in Geneva

TheTelegraph_bigger

Italy Euro 2020 squad: fixtures list, players and latest team news

SCMP_bigger

Hong Kong swimmer hit by speedboat propeller suffers injuries to head, limbs

WashingtonPost_bigger

An unmarked gravesite drags a not-so-distant horror back into the spotlight. Is this a real reckoning?

TheGuardian_bigger

Indigenous Canadians win right to use original names after forced assimilation

NYT_bigger

Pentagon Weighs Proposal to Send Dozens of Troops Back to Somalia

TheTelegraph_bigger

Euro 2020 fixtures, match dates, kick-off times today and group-stage schedule for 2021 games