Germany orders first local lockdown since easing

BERLIN (AFP) – German authorities on Tuesday ordered a new lockdown for an entire district – the first since easing coronavirus restrictions and a major setback to hopes of a swift return to normality. “For the first time in Germany, we will return an entire district to the measures that applied several weeks ago,” state premier of North Rhine-Westphalia Armin Laschet said. More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin.