France, Italy impose Easter lockdowns as COVID cases surge
Al Jazeera, 04 Apr 2021
As millions of people in Europe mark Easter Sunday, there are concerns about the slow vaccine rollout and more contagious variants of COVID-19.
People are being told not to travel to see their family.
France and Italy have reimposed lockdowns as European nations struggle to contain a rising number of COVID-19 infections.
In Spain, traditional Easter processions are cancelled, but in Barcelona, some have been making the most of the weather.
In the United Kingdom, police have asked people not to travel long distances during the holiday, while the prime minister has issued a reminder.
Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports from London, UK.
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