The atmosphere around the country, from the cities to the beaches on the Aegean and the Mediterranean Seas, is jubilant. Yet, as one business owner warns, we must not lose ourselves in the joy of the moment, and remain vigilant against the virus.
The move is part of a wider government plan to relaunch the hospitality, tourism and culture sectors and help the UK economy recover from more than three tough months of lockdown.
New coronavirus cases shot up by more than 50,000 on Wednesday. marking the biggest one-day spike since the start of the pandemic.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has infected more than 10.4 million people and claimed some 508,800 lives around the world. Here are updates for June 30:
The bloc has recommended that member states fully reopen their frontiers with each other on June 15, and many countries are planning to relax controls on that date.
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