First Britons receive Covid-19 vaccine, a landmark moment in the pandemic
The United Kingdom has become the world's first nation to begin vaccinating its citizens with a fully vetted and authorized Covid-19 shot, a landmark moment in the coronavirus pandemic. The first Briton to get the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine -- 90-year-old Margaret Keenan -- received the first of two doses at 6:31 a.m. local time on Tuesday at University Hospital in Coventry, less than a week after the UK became the first country to approve it.
CURAÇAO HAS REOPENED FOR TOURISM – ALL COUNTRIES WELCOME
After being closed for international tourism for months, Curaçao is happy to announce they have now reopened and are accepting tourists from all countries. Curaçao lifted entry bans and started welcoming tourists on June 12, 2020, adding more countries to the list July 1 and finally opening to all countries on January 1st, 2021.
Dominican Republic Requiring Negative COVID-19 Test for All Visitors
Less than one month after reopening to international travelers, the Dominican Republic is now requiring visitors to present a negative COVID-19 test result in order to have freedom of movement in the Caribbean country. Starting Thursday, visitors must have proof of a negative polymerase chain reaction (PCR) or nasal swab test result recorded within five days of their arrival.