Jon Harman | Global Account Manager - CORT
Judging by the ubiquity of conference sessions, industry webinars, and trade publication articles on the topic, it would appear that everyone in relocation is either fervently searching for mobility’s disruptive innovation or hiding in a corner hoping that it won’t put them out of business when it arrives.
Today is exactly a month since Ukraine is quarantined in order to save the population from COVID-19 infection. On March 17, 2020, the first measures were introduced, about it below.
What became interesting and unusual in Ukraine (even for Ukrainians themselves) was that the Ukrainian government took precautionary measures against COVID-19 before the virus spread. At the time of quarantine, official statistics said only about five cases.
We suggest to look at the quarantine measures from the foreigners’ point of view.
On 17th March, the Luxembourgish government announced a three-months state of emergency to fight the disease.
People have been ordered to stay at home unless they need to buy food or have other urgent business, and most employers have told their staff to work remotely.
Cross-border workers, living in France, Belgium or Germany, who cannot work from home have to show a certificate from their employer when commuting to and from Luxembourg.
Dima Lorenz updates us on the current situation in China as the country starts to open up again.
Update 3rd April 2020
With the number of new cases continuing to fall, the focus of the Chinese government is mainly on preventing a resurgence of the virus. The country has implemented a number of far-reaching measures to block and screen any incoming arrivals, while economic and social life in China itself is slowly returning.