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  • during the first marks an important day for many countries around the world in their efforts to try and ease lock down restrictions.

  • Their start in Europe for you and in the Netherlands, bar cinemas and theatres are again open, but with only 30 people allowed inside of the time on the country's renowned galleries and museums or opening again to visitors.

  • But things will be very different, is our correspondent and the hooligan explains.

  • Well, the first thing is the numbers, so they're allowing a fists of the number of visitors in every day, which, of course, means it will be a lot quieter if you couldn't get a space because they aren't allowing people to just walk in off the street anymore.

  • You have to book your 15 minutes time slots in advance.

  • The good news is there is no limits placed on the amount of time you can stand in front of the masters.

  • So Rembrandt, Vermeer and, of course, Amsterdam is home to so many cultural attractions.

  • The Anne Frank House of Anga Museum, The's masterpieces were here before the pandemic, and they'll be around long after it's gone and a whole again there.

  • Well, it's a similar story.

  • In other parts of Europe, bars can reopen under certain restrictions in Norway, while Finland has partially reopened its libraries and restaurants.

  • On in Greece, some hotels have reopened as the country prepares to ease travel restrictions in around two weeks time.

  • Our correspondent Gavin Lee, has more.

  • That's the phase two of what they called a de escalator.

  • The de escalation of three things is start today for 70% of the country, basically, that you can again be inside cafes, restaurants up to 40% capacity.

  • You can go on the beach.

  • You can go to swimming pools.

  • Social distancing applies.

  • You can even go to our wedding upto 100 people outside, 50 people inside and not for Madrid, not for Barcelona.

  • There still seemed to be areas where they've taken quite a hit Portugal to aside from Lisbon again, because it's had a flurry of copied cases that you couldn't go to cafes, bars, restaurants.

  • Andi Well, some pictures we've had this morning from Italy, one of the the biggest attraction for Italy.

  • In fact, 7.5 1,000,000 people a year go to the college, see him on they open the doors with temperature checks.

  • You have to have compulsory facemask as well to go in.

  • I mean, this is a pop part of what brings 40 billion euros the economy in Italy, they're starting to get the life.

  • Blood of tourism attractions reopened again this week.

  • The signature Indian.

  • Now we're all shops, including salons and hairdressers are now allowed to reopen.

  • Many train services have also resumed, but not without their issues are reporters.

  • Salman Ravi is in Delhi.

  • More than 200 trains have started running from today s so that the stranded passengers started people who were unable to come out and go to the places they could actually board the trains on.

  • You can see there's a lot of activity while the railway station is more or less like an airport.

  • Because all the restrictions in the airport are similar to what is being practiced here.

  • Social distancing.

  • Only those passengers were going toe confirmed ticket.

  • They are allowed to enter only well.

  • Some African nations have also eased certain restrictions in Cameroon, schools have reopened on in South Africa.

  • Controversial alcohol ban has been lifted after cells with forbidden for two months.

  • The measure has been credited for a big fall in domestic violence, drawing locked down.

  • But responsible drinking is now allowed once more from Monday to Thursday.

  • Alcohol can now be bought for consumption at home.

  • On day, we'll take a look at this long queues at the liquor stores around the country, just like this one in Johannesburg.

  • The BBC's Romani make Easy was there.

  • Now at this tremendous work, liquor store doors open at 9 a.m. shop, and we've seen a steady stream of customers coming.

  • And now the store has put in a number off safety regulations in place to ensure that customers are indeed safe, such as separate checks, sanitization, social distancing markets as well as ensuring that is a limited number of people inside the store.

  • According to the regulations, people can purchase liquor 15 9 and five oclock from Mondays to Thursdays.

  • But authorities have warned people not to rust bottle stores, but rather to stagger their purchases throughout the week to avoid large crowds as well as to reduce the risk of infection.

  • Really glad that we can try it again.

  • Way support a lot of families.

  • It's not just about servicing.

  • Our customers also the families that are within our schools.

  • The government said the banner alcohol sales was done to alleviate pressure on the public health system and importantly, there has been a reduction in alcohol related injuries in South Africa's hospitals, so the government will be monitoring the situation very carefully.

  • But one thing is for certain, there'll be a few sore heads tomorrow morning for money there in Joburg will.

  • These restrictions are of course possible because countries have passed the peak of infections.

  • Italy was the first country outside of China to impose a straight national.

  • Locked down deaths have dropped dramatically from early in the peak in April, allowing the government to start to cautiously reopen some businesses and key attractions like the Coliseum.

  • The Spanish government's decision to ease more restrictions is based on similar results.

  • Authorities.

  • They recorded no new Corona deaths for the first time since March.

  • That's down from 950 deaths reported the peak off the outbreak in early April, but not on governments are waiting until cases subside before reopening.

  • As economic and political pressures continue to build, leaders are using lot done even as cases continue to rise.

  • This is happening in Russia, for instance, Vladimir Putin, the president.

  • Their claims of pandemic has passed its peak.

  • But cases and deaths are still rising rapidly, with authorities confirming more than 9000 new cases on Monday alone.

  • Cases are still rising Moscow, which has seen one of the worst outbreaks in Russia.

  • But on Monday, people were allowed out to exercise for the first time in nine weeks.

  • Sarah Rainsford Mitt went to meet them.

  • Families like the Nestor ifs a Frito Wander again.

  • As long as they're in face masks, they're still not entirely free.

  • Though the mayor's office has assigned each block of flats in the city just three walk days a week, the limit, the crowds, all of this opening up is happening even as Moscow is detecting more than 2000 new Corona virus cases every single day.

  • But President Putin has already rescheduled his Victory Day parade for later this month on the Kremlin's keen to hold a constitutional reform vote that would allow Mr Putin to stay on in power.

  • The politicians here really want to move on.

  • There's a lot of relief here, finally being released out onto the streets again, but is also merciless mockery of the complicated new rules.

  • So, for example, you can only go for a run until 9 a.m. And whilst you can, the high one of these city bites.

  • As long as you wear gloves, you definitely can't sit on a bench on all of the Children's player.

  • Is there still sealed off?

  • Moscow's mayor is calling all of this an experiment.

  • It is the cautious reawakening of a city to see how the Corona virus response so rains for there will.

  • Latin America is now the epicenter of the global pandemic, and the situation the region's worst hit country, Brazil, is getting worse has confirmed more than half a 1,000,000 cases.

  • And as you can see, the number off new deaths is rising exponentially.

  • With almost 1000 deaths recorded on Sunday.

  • That brings the total to more than 29,000.

  • Katie Watson is in sound polar.

  • Last week, the state governor talked about Sao Paulo returning to some kind of normality, but it is very, very much.

  • The starting hot works is this is that the state is divided into regions in each region, is given a color or face.

  • So it goes from red, which is the strictures phase where the toughest problems are.

  • So there's much more strict regulations on what people can do going up to blue, where there's much more flexibility.

  • But the idea being is that the severe states of severe regions could go through those phases eventually and come out the other end.

  • And now here in Sao Paulo, where in orange that means that places like shopping malls, car dealerships they can start to look a re opening.

during the first marks an important day for many countries around the world in their efforts to try and ease lock down restrictions.

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