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LUXEMBOURG

54,678

Total Cases

632

Total Deaths

51,064

Total Recovered

2,982

Total Active Cases

+3

New Deaths

+324

New Cases


via morningchalkup02/15/2021

At Quarterly Town Hall, Roza Addresses Opportunity and Growth Amid COVID-19 - Morning Chalk Up

CrossFit CEO Eric Roza held his quarterly town hall on Friday and delivered several updates about the season, the DEI Council members, and the impact of COVID-19 on the community members around the world.  He addressed where the top markets currently sit amid the pandemic and how CrossFit will approach growth in a post-COVID world […]

via delano.lu02/09/2021

Building sector: "We are asking for more control" - Delano.lu

Marc Giorgetti replaced Jean-Marc Kieffer as President of the Association of Building and Public Works Contractors (Groupement des Entrepreneurs du Bâtiment et des Travaux Publics). According to them, home office, inert waste management, recruitment and the fight against social dumping will be among future issues.

via fb.org02/05/2021

H-2A Program Demand Strong, Despite COVID-19 - Farm Bureau News

Recently released H-2A program data reveals some interesting impacts of the global COVID-19 pandemic. For the first time since the Department of Labor began reporting quarterly data in 2013, the number of certified positions declined in the fourth quarter (July 1 – Sept. 30) of fiscal year 2020. However, the number of certified positions in the first quarter of fiscal year 2020 (Oct. 1 – Dec. 31) climbed by nearly 20%, suggesting that while the pandemic has shifted the pattern of worker arrivals, it has not suppressed the overall upward trajectory of the program.

via delano.lu01/28/2021

Concern from professional chambers over legislative frenzy - Delano.lu

The adoption of urgent legislation to deal with the covid-19 crisis has been deemed unacceptable by the Chamber of Trades and the Chamber of Commerce. Unable to analyse them in depth, they believe that the measures could be harmful for companies. 


via 660citynews01/27/2021

Luxembourg signs restitution deal for Holocaust victims - 660 News

LUXEMBOURG — The Luxembourg government signed a deal Wednesday with the World Jewish Restitution Organization to pay reparations and to restitute dormant bank accounts, insurance policies as well as looted art to Holocaust survivors. The deal announced on International Holocaust Remembrance Day will also provide financial resources to promote remembrance, education and research of the […]

via msan.gouvernement.lu01/26/2021

Communication on the new health measures for air travel to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg - Gouvernement.lu

Anyone, regardless of nationality, aged 6 or over, wishing to travel by air to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, must present upon boarding the negative result (on paper or electronic document) of a test that detects SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid, or of a rapid antigen test, performed up to 72 hours before the flight.

via today.rtl.lu01/25/2021

Vaccination campaign: Organisations call on government to prioritise vaccinations for dialysis and kidney transplant patients - RTL Today

In the next weeks the government is expected to share more details on the second phase of the Covid vaccination campaign. The question now arises whether dialysis and kidney transplant patients should be prioritised. This demand is made by the Luxembourg Transplant asbl and Luxembourg Society for Nephrology.

via today.rtl.lu02/09/2021

Testing and vaccination strategy: Saliva antigen tests could potentially be used in retirement and nursery homes - RTL Today

In her reply to a parliamentary question by MPs Martine Hansen and Claude Wiseler from the Christian Social People's Party (CSV), Minister of Health Paulette Lenert explained that saliva antigen tests are indeed a valid alternative to "standard" Covid-19 tests in retirement and nursery homes.

via schengenvisainfo02/08/2021

Czechia Imposes "Dark Red" Category for Countries Profoundly Affected by COVID-19 - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

The Czech Republic has decided to adopt a recommendation of the EU Council, by adding the new dark red category that will include countries with a COVID-19 case notification rate of 500 or more per 100,000 people, to the EU maps of infections. All persons coming from countries in the dark red category must complete […]


via today.rtl.lu01/28/2021

"Quality of work Index Luxembourg": Luxembourg's quality of work drops, 3 out 10 have moderate risks of depression - RTL Today

Covid-19 regulations are having a negative effect on our daily working life and general well-being, according to a recent study titled "Quality of work Index Luxembourg" published by the Chambre des salariés, Uni Luxembourg and Infas, the Institute for Social Research.

via finance.yahoo01/27/2021

Loire Finco Luxembourg S.a.r.l. -- Moody's affirms LGC's B3 CFR, changes outlook to positive - Yahoo Finance

Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has today changed to positive from stable the outlook on the ratings of Loire UK Midco 3 Limited (Midco, the company, or LGC) and Loire Finco Luxembourg S.a.r.l. Concurrently, Moody's has affirmed the company's B3 corporate family rating (CFR) and its B3-PD probability of default rating (PDR).

via schengenvisainfo01/27/2021

Negative COVID-19 Test Results Required for Those Wishing to Enter Luxembourg by Air - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

Luxembourg’s government has announced that all persons seeking to enter the country by air, will be obliged to present the negative results of a Coronavirus test, not older than 72 hours, upon their arrival. The decision that will take effect from January 29, will be valid until February 28. It comes as a joint agreement […]

via pollstar01/26/2021

Rockhal Luxembourg To Host Test Concerts - Pollstar

Pollstar, The Voice of Live Entertainment for over 38 years, provides the most up-to-date, relevant and useful data available for the global concert industry, delivering an unmatched archive of live entertainment data, a focus on editorial excellence, and the most powerful metrics of entertainment industry success available anywhere.

via thepointsguy01/25/2021

President Biden reinforces Trump administration’s travel ban, adds South Africa to the list - The Points Guy

President Biden has doubled down on the ban on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, England, Ireland and 26 additional countries across Europe, known as the Schengen Area. This effort will help the U.S. continue to fight to contain the continuing COVID-19 surge, a U.S. public health official confirmed to Reuters on Sunday. Biden will also add …


via today.rtl.lu02/06/2021

RTL Fact Check: What role do schools play in Covid-19 transmission, and are children more infectious? - RTL Today

Schools open, then they close - the question on what to do occupies politicians all over the world. The Minister of Education announced the closing of schools from Monday onwards, so our colleagues over at RTL's Luxembourgish desk decided to check some of the facts surrounding Covid-19 and schools.

via ecdc.europa.eu02/01/2021

Overview of the implementation of COVID-19 vaccination strategies and vaccine deployment plans in the - EU News

This technical report provides an updated overview of the progress of national COVID-19 vaccination strategies including vaccine deployment plans and their rollout in the EU/EEA. It also provides new insights into some of the critical aspects and challenges of the implementation.

via schengenvisainfo01/27/2021

Estonia Tightens Restrictions on Entry for All Travellers from EU/Schengen Countries - SchengenVisaInfo.com - SchengenVisaInfo.com

All persons interested in entering Estonia from the countries of the European Union, European Economic Area, as well as those in the Schengen Zone, in which the infection rate is higher than 150 people per 100,000 inhabitants, during the last 14 days, will be subject of 10-day restrictions on freedom of movement, upon their arrival. […]

via toronto.citynews.ca01/27/2021

Luxembourg signs restitution deal for Holocaust victims - CityNews Toronto

LUXEMBOURG — The Luxembourg government signed a deal Wednesday with the World Jewish Restitution Organization to pay reparations and to restitute dormant bank accounts, insurance policies as well as looted art to Holocaust survivors. The deal announced on International Holocaust Remembrance Day will also provide financial resources to promote remembrance, education and research of the […]

via explica.co01/26/2021

An experiment in Luxembourg could help 'prepare the return' to live music - Explica

The latest experiment to investigate the safe return of live music will take place in Luxembourg next month. Five test concerts – with health measures and restrictions – will be held at the Rockhal arena, with organizers hoping they will pave the way for a full return to live music. Organized by the lobby group

via msan.gouvernement.lu01/26/2021

Press release in relation to the new health measures for air travel to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg - Gouvernement.lu

In view of the development of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus at international level and the circulation of mutated strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the Ministry of Health wish to inform you of the new health measures applicable for all air travel to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.