Coronavirus pandemic in Europe: Germany to tighten controls at French border

Germany on Sunday declared France's Covid-battered Moselle region a high-risk area for virus variants, prompting tougher entry rules for visitors at the border. France's eastern Moselle region is now classed as an area "at particularly high risk of infection due to widespread occurrence of SARS-CoV-2 virus variants", Germany's Robert Koch Institute for disease control announced.