In the Czech Republic, the Corona emergency will be extended for another two weeks. Prime Minister Andrzej Babik said he hoped it would be the last extension. In the Czech Republic, you are currently only allowed to leave your area of residence in exceptional cases. The seven-day event is still more than 500.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has tightened security measures for the summer Games in Tokyo, Japan. Reduce the number of guests and the required staff. The IOC said only those who perform essential work in sports will be recognized.
Facebook controls the page of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro due to misinformation. The U.S. company has removed a video promoting Maduro as a treatment for Govit-19. A Facebook spokesperson said, “We are following the guidelines of the World Health Organization and there is currently no cure.”
The fact that so many events in the corona crisis have to take place online makes it easier for people with the help of alcoholics anonymous. A spokesman for a nationwide self-help group said it would reduce the bar to participation. Although there are no definitive figures due to the lack of membership lists, there has been a significant increase in the number of visitors. More and more young people are attending online meetings, but those with less transportation in rural areas, those without a driver’s license or car, or walking.
A spokesman said such a meeting was not really an alternative to a face-to-face meeting. That is why face-to-face events are to be offered again after the outbreak. There are currently at least 260 anonymous groups of alcoholics across the country meeting through video conversion. Prior to the outbreak, there were about 1,800 groups and 20,000 affected people who used the benefits.