Dutch and Germans in shutdown, London goes darkmain
The Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is about to shut schools and shops for a month in a lockdown tighter than in March-May 2020. Covid has been rising by up to 10,000 cases a day in a country of 17 million.
Everyone will have to stay home for Christmas.
The UK Health Secretary has just spoken of a new strain of coronavirus which may be causing a spike in south and southeast England.
London is being placed under tough Tier 3 contraints.
Once again, it’s the day the music died.
UPDATE: Zurich has closed its concert hall until the end of February.