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The Data Pulse – 1st April 2021

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With The Data Pulse, we’re bringing you the latest worldwide COVID case data every week. We’ll bring you notice of rising and falling trends in each country, as well as announcements as the world plans to reopen international borders for tourists. The figure of cases per 100,000 population was a key statistic in the UK government’s decision making for travel corridors in 2020, and is a simple indication as to how a country is currently handling the pandemic. By keeping on top of the statistics, we will bring you predictions and travel recommendations ahead of the announcements, so that you can stay ahead of the game when planning your holidays.

1st April 2021

  • Malta is the latest country to announce they will welcome vaccinated UK travellers from June 1st.
  • Boris Johnson is due to reveal the UK’s holiday roadmap on Monday, with the US rumoured to be one of the destinations to open to travel this summer.
  • Cases are spiking with fresh lockdowns across much of Europe, yet Italy is beginning to see a stabilisation in the increase.
  • Portugal’s numbers continue to fall, now with one of the lowest case rates across Europe.
  • Case rates remain low across much of Africa and Asia.
  • Caribbean destinations such as Barbados, St Lucia, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda are seeing falling rates.

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