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State introduces expenses-paid vacation packages as latest COVID-19 vaccine incentive | News

Clinical nurse Vilma Barbadillo vaccinates Eddie Wong, 70, with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a mass vaccination site at the Mountain View Community Center on Jan. 26, 2021. Photo by Magali Gauthier.

State officials introduced another COVID-19 vaccine incentive program Monday, offering six expenses-paid vacations throughout the state, including in San Francisco.

The state will select six winners on July 1 for trips for four in San Francisco, Palm Springs, Anaheim, Los Angeles and San Diego. In addition to multinight hotel stays and dining and entertainment options, each vacation package also comes with a $2,000 cash prize that can used

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Can I travel to Germany from the UK? Latest advice for summer holidays

Germany has been placed on the “amber list” of destinations following the lifting of the Government’s travel ban on May 17.

According to the new ‘traffic light’ system for holidays, which replaced blanket travel restrictions, anyone travelling to the UK from anywhere in Germany will have to take a pre-departure test. They will then have to quarantine for 10 days, with possible release on the fifth day with a paid-for “test to release”.

So when might we be able to reacquaint ourselves with the delights of Deutschland? If vaccination rates speed up and cases fall, the country could find

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The Latest: UK has highest daily virus cases since February


People carry their child wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus head to a kindergarten in Beijing, Wednesday, June 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)


LONDON — The U.K. has recorded its highest daily coronavirus cases since late February, suggesting the Delta variant is spreading widely across the country.

Government figures Wednesday showed that the U.K. recorded 7,540 new infections, the biggest daily increase since Feb. 26. Cases have been rising over the past few weeks as a result of the Delta variant first identified in India. The concern is the increase will pressure

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Can I still travel to Portugal from the UK? Latest advice as country goes on to amber list

Portugal has moved from the green list to the amber list, the Government has confirmed. 

The country was one of 12 first members of the green list on its introduction in May, when international travel was resumed under a traffic light system. 

This meant British holidaymakers could visit the country and return to the UK without the need to quarantine. 

Now, however, with Portugal added to the amber list, returning travellers must enter quarantine for up to 10 days. 

The news comes as a shock only a week after the country hosted an all-English Champions League final, and with Portuguese

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