COVID-19 roundup: Norway extends its leisure travel ban; Yukon will reopen in 3 phases

Neiden border check-point on the road from Norway to Finland in the northeast. (Thomas Nilsen/The Barents Observer)
Norway has extended its leisure travel ban, implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, until August 20, but said it will continue to explore whether some exemptions could be implemented before then.

With no new COVID-19 cases since April 20, the government of Yukon, in northwestern Canada, has unveiled its roadmap forward for reopening the territory in three phases.

Bars and restaurants will be allowed to reopen on June 1 in Finland, providing… Continue reading this Arctic roundup in our interactive map. (Mobile version available here)

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