COVID-19 roundup: self-isolation for visitors in Iceland; reopening of businesses in Alaska

People wait in the entrance hall of the Keflavik International Airport, near Reykjavik, Iceland August 4, 2017. (Michaela Rehle/Reuters)
Starting Friday, Iceland will introduce temporary Schengen border controls and will also require anyone arriving in the country to observe self-isolation for 14 days.

Starting on Friday, Alaskan restaurants, retail stores, hairdressers and nail salons will be allowed to reopen, said Alaska State Governor Mike Dunleavy.

Finland is preparing its ‘exit strategy’ from measures put in place to contain COVID-19 but said things will be done “gradually” and in a “controlled way.”

Map realised by Eilís Quinn, Levon Sevunt and Mathiew Leiser.

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