COVID-19 roundup: Iceland’s borders to open mid-June; senior federal medical officer to visit Alaska

People at Keflavik Airport in Iceland. (Hari/Government of Iceland)
Restrictions on international business travellers and tourists arriving in Iceland are expected to be lifted in mid-June, with the government currently mulling over whether they should be required to have a COVID-19 test upon arrival or offer some proof that they’re free of the coronavirus.

As Alaska continues to gradually open up its economy, the senior medical officer from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Alexander Eastman, will be touring the state this week to better understand the Alaska-specific challenges of navigating the pandemic.

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