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Andrew M. Cuomo and Vice Chair Asa Hutchinson Statement on Meeting with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

National Governors Association Chair Andrew M. Cuomo and Vice Chair Asa Hutchinson Meeting with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris

“We thank President Biden, Vice President Harris, and their team for a productive meeting and their support, and call on Congress to ensure sufficient state and local aid is included in the final relief package. The finish line of this pandemic is in sight, and this support will give states and territories the resources we need to reach it, while continuing to provide the essential services our constituents rely on.”

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Covid-19: France closes borders to most non-EU travel

France has imposed new Covid-19 border restrictions, but has once again resisted a new nationwide lockdown.

All but essential travel from outside the EU has been banned, while testing requirements on travellers from within the EU has been tightened.

PM Jean Castex said France’s night curfew would be more tightly enforced and large shopping centres would close.

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