People walk through Gran Via avenue in downtown Madrid, Spain. File photo: AP People walk through Gran Via avenue in downtown Madrid, Spain. File photo: AP
People walk through Gran Via avenue in downtown Madrid, Spain. File photo: AP

Europe braces for curfews, lockdowns as region awaits Covid-19 vaccines

  • France expanded a daily 12-hour curfew nationwide starting Saturday, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel is leading toward a tougher lockdown
  • New cases in Spain rose to a record on Thursday, more than doubling from Monday, and German infections topped 2 million

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People walk through Gran Via avenue in downtown Madrid, Spain. File photo: AP People walk through Gran Via avenue in downtown Madrid, Spain. File photo: AP
People walk through Gran Via avenue in downtown Madrid, Spain. File photo: AP
READ FULL ARTICLE