With a surge in coronavirus cases, Germany decided to implement strict COVID-19 restrictions and announced lockdown 2 from November 2. Members of the same household with a maximum of ten people will be allowed to meet in public.
Confirmed Cases: 532,930
Curfews have been imposed during night-time and travel between some regions have been banned from October 25 to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Confirmed Cases: 1,185,678
France will be going under lockdown from Friday to prevent the country from the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. People are only permitted to go to work, a medical appointment, to shop essential goods and to provide assistance.
Confirmed Cases: 1,331,808
Gatherings with more than five people have been banned and a maximum of 100 people will be permitted on private events after the country witnessed a spike in the cases.
Confirmed Cases: 153,728
Australia is planning to go with alternatives to large-scale lockdowns to deal with future coronavirus outbreaks in the country
Confirmed Cases: 27,595
Italy which witnessed numerous deaths due to coronavirus have imposed tight restrictions after a surge in the cases. Theatres, cinemas, gymnasiums, and swimming pools will remain closed till November 24. Gatherings for funerals have been banned.
Confirmed Cases: 679,430
United Kingdom (London)
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday announced a new month-long lockdown for England after being warned that without tough action a resurgent coronavirus outbreak will overwhelm hospitals in weeks. On the day the U.K. passed 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, Johnson made a sudden about-face and confirmed that stringent restrictions on business and daily life would begin Thursday and last until Dec. 2.
Confirmed Cases: 1,011,664
After a record-breaking day when the Czech Republic announced nearly 12,000 new COVID-19 cases, Health Minister Roman Prymula and other members of the Czech government have announced a new series of lockdown measures that will close most shops and services from 22 Oct. "We need to protect the health of the people first and foremost," said Prime Minister Andrej Babiš.
Confirmed Cases: 335,102