29 Oct 2020

New Covid-19 cases soaring in Europe, new lockdowns begin

From Checkpoint, 5:51 pm on 29 October 2020

New coronavirus cases in Europe are soaring - France, Germany, the UK, Russia, Belgium and Italy are all experiencing record highs since the pandemic began.

And new measures are coming into force. In France, a second lockdown is coming that includes a curfew for almost 50 million people.

Germany too will shut down from next month.

RNZ's Worldwatch reporter Max Towle has more.