– Italy’s government is not considering a new lockdown to slow the spread of fresh cases, the country’s health minister, Roberto Speranza, said.
– UK pub chain JD Wetherspoon said its sales are down sharply compared with last year, despite the government’s subsidized meal scheme.
– Face masks will be mandatory for Greece’s teachers and students when schools begin to reopen next month.
– Italy has begun the human testing of a new vaccine, developed at the Spallanzani hospital in Rome.
– Sweden is unlikely to have a second wave of COVID-19 in the autumn,admits Anders Tegnell, the country’s top epidemiologist.
– Poland’s government has insisted schools will reopen next week for the first time in more than five months, despite a recent surge in cases.
– French authorities will reciprocate England’s decision to impose a 14-day quarantine on all arrivals from France, the junior minister for European affairs said.
– Russia reported 4,744 new cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the nationwide tally to 961,493. Fatalities also rose, by 65 to 16,448.
– According to the country’s Izvestia newspaper, Russia may announce the resumption of some flights to France, China, Cyprus, Malta and Hungary later this week.
– France posted its highest daily number of new infections since May, after reporting 4,897 cases in the past 24 hours.
– Yulia Tymoshenko, the former prime minister of Ukraine is in a serious condition after testing positive for COVID-19.
– The Greek island of Lesbos has been added to a “heightened” COVID-19 vigilance list after a recent spike in infections.
– Germany has announced 711 new cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total to 233,575. The death toll also rose, by three to 9,272.
– Dozens of people were arrested in France’s capital Paris on Sunday evening after thousands of football fans set cars on fire and clashed with police following the Champions League final football match between Paris Saint Germain and Germany’s Bayern Munich, which Paris lost 1-0.
– Bosnia and Barcelona footballer Miralem Pjanic has tested positive for the virus, the Spanish club announced.