COVID-19 roundup: permission to fly out of Greenland; $1,5 billion US in federal aid to Alaska

As there are no longer any health risks associated with leaving Greenland, the Government is allowing the purchase of tickets to leave the territory as of May 4. (Naalakkersuisut/Government of Greenland)
The Greenlandic government has OK’d the purchase of departure tickets from the territory on Air Greenland as of May 4, but warns travellers that that doesn’t mean that they will automatically be allowed back in. 

Alaska will be getting $1.5 billion USD in federal relief money from the CARES Act, said state Governor Mike Dunleavy at a news conference on Monday. 

As Iceland slowly reopens the economy, the government wants to find out what innovations initiated in response to the pandemic should be… Continue reading this Arctic roundup in our interactive map. (Mobile version available here)

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