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April 21, 2020 Covid-19

COVID-19 circuit breaker extended until Jun 1 as Singapore aims to bring down community cases ‘decisively’: PM Lee

Singapore will extend its COVID-19 "circuit breaker" period by four weeks until Jun 1, as well as implement tighter measures such as closing more workplaces, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday

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April 21, 2020 Covid-19

Italy to begin easing coronavirus lockdown on May 4

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced Tuesday that his nation will move to gradually lift its lockdown starting early next month.

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April 19, 2020 BDP Tradewatch Covid-19

Important update from FEMA regarding the export of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

FEMA in conjunction with CBP has updated the export process and added additional exemptions to the exporting of PPE from the United States of America and will be published in a Federal Register notice on April 21, 2020.

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April 16, 2020 Covid-19

UK extends coronavirus lockdown measures by at least three weeks

Britain is extending its coronavirus lockdown measures by at least another three weeks, Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said Thursday.

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April 15, 2020 Covid-19

Germany eases out of coronavirus lockdown

Germany has achieved a “fragile intermediate success” in its fight against the coronavirus and will take small steps out of lockdown with the partial reopening of shops next week and schools from May 4, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday.

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