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In Australia, Apple Store customers must have their temperature taken and put on masks before entering.

Apple has started reopening some stores, and precautions like temperature checks could be a sign of what shopping will look like after the pandemic

Apple has started reopening some stores in areas like South Korea and Australia, where patrons are asked to wear face masks and stay 6 feet apart.
The Austrian ski resort of Ischgl attracts snow bunnies who love to party.

Inside ‘ground zero’ of Europe’s coronavirus pandemic, the Austrian ski resort under investigation for spreading the coronavirus acr...

On April 23, the local mayor ended the town's lockdown and pledged to cut back on Ischgl's infamous party culture.
A sign in Ischgl, Austria

An Austrian ski resort known as ‘Ibiza of the Alps’ pledges to tone down its party culture after it was linked to 2,000 coronavirus cases ...

Bars and nightclubs in Ischgl stayed open and hosted thousands of après-ski revellers while the coronavirus spread through the village.
Rendering of Parc de la Distance. Parc de la Distance is a social-distancing-friendly park proposal by Precht architecture studio.

‘Parc de la Distance’: A maze-like park that looks like a fingerprint from above was designed for outdoor social distancing

The proposed park has individual pathways and staggered entry times to enforce social distancing as Austria lifts its coronavirus lockdown.
People walk on a shopping street in Vienna, Austria on April 14, 2020. Coronavirus restrictions had been eased that week.

Austria responded fast and decisively to its coronavirus outbreak, and is now starting to open up again. Here is exactly what happened.

The country's success in the crisis can be credited to its early lockdown as it became one of the first to introduce such measures in Europe.
A police officer gives out free protective face masks at a metro station in Madrid, Spain, on April 13, 2020.

6 European countries are starting to lift restrictions, but they’ve had hugely different resuts in tackling their coronavirus outbreaks

Spain and Italy are among the worst-hit, while Austria, Denmark, Poland, and the Czech Republic avoided mass outbreaks. All are starting to reopen.
A view of a deserted Graben Square amid coronavirus precautions in Vienna, Austria, on April 2, 2020.

Italy and Austria share a border, but while one nation grapples with crippling coronavirus deaths, the other is preparing to lift its lockdown

Despite announcing "a step-by-step resurrection" of Austria's economy, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said, "We are not out of the woods."
A Roman-Catholic priest walks past by photographs of members of his congregation at his church on April 6, 2020 in Innsbruck, Austria.

Austria and Denmark are planning to lift their coronavirus lockdowns. But experts say easing measures too early might bring the virus back worse than ...

Experts have warned that lifting restrictions too soon may lead to a "second wave of infections" in countries that gained an upper hand on the virus.
A hospital worker with a medical mask.

Countries, cities, and health authorities all over the world are reconsidering their coronavirus advice that most people don’t need to wear mask...

Health authorities in Europe and the US had said that wearing a mask was not effective protection for most people. Now some may change that guidance.
Ischgl ski resort in the Paznaun Valley, Tyrol, Austria.

2,500 tourists are joining a mass lawsuit after after hundreds of Europe’s early coronavirus cases were traced to a single ski resort in Austria...

Hundreds of coronavirus cases in Europe can be traced back to one ski resort in Austria. Many have responded to a call for a potential legal case.