With our mission to uncomplicate the complicated, we’ve always thought of our work in immigration as people-first. Our goal is for these updates to make sense of the changes happening across the world. Please share these updates with your colleagues who may find this information helpful, too.
Greece | On Thursday, the government ordered a three-week lockdown following significant increases in COVID-19. All retail except for groceries and pharmacies will have to close, and Greeks will have to have a permit to leave the house.
Case Update: 1,889 confirmed cases. Last updated: 2020/11/9 2:00 PM CEST
Hungary | From Tuesday, a nighttime curfew from 8 pm to 5 am will be in effect. Universities and restaurants will close, and there will be attendance limits on sporting venues and other gatherings. These restrictions are set to last for 30 days but may be extended.
Case Update: 5,162 confirmed cases. Last updated: 2020/11/9 2:00 PM CEST
Mexico | From Monday, the Mexican states of Durango and Chihuahua will have the highest level of coronavirus alerts.
Case Update: 6,810 confirmed cases. Last updated: 2020/11/9 2:00 PM CEST
Norway | The capital city of Oslo will have a “social lockdown” as theaters, gyms, and other gathering places close, and bars and restaurants cannot serve alcohol. The three-week ban begins on Monday.
Case Update: 0 confirmed cases. Last updated: 2020/11/9 2:00 PM CEST
Portugal | On Friday, the parliament approved a new state of emergency to begin on Monday. The state of emergency follows other recent incremental increased measures to contain and curb the coronavirus’s spread.
Case Update: 5,784 confirmed cases. Last updated: 2020/11/9 2:00 PM CEST
We will continue to send updates daily or as more COVID-19-related news is available. If you have questions about anything we’re reporting above or in past updates or want to hear more about a different topic, just reply to let us know. If you have specific questions, please contact your employer or EIG attorney.