Coronavirus live news: non-EU travellers can't enter France with quick-result tests; global deaths near 2m

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11.01am GMT

Staff at an Irish hospital who have yet to get a date for vaccinations have recorded a message challenging the country’s health minister and stating that they have seen workers at a private hospital getting vaccinated.

“We’re so angry. We’re scared. We’re afraid.”

Nurses, doctors and staff at Nenagh Hospital – treating #COVID19 patients – say they’ve not been given a date for vaccination.

They say staff are getting sick every day – and they’re being left without any clarity.@VirginMediaNews pic.twitter.com/awbvz1RxNC

10.45am GMT

Greece could ease some restrictions and reopen shops and other parts of its economy next week after a nationwide lockdown helped contain a surge in Covid-19 infections, according to prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

The government imposed the strict lockdown, the second since the start of the pandemic, in early November following a spike in infections, mainly in northern Greece and the Athens area.

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