CDC Director Rochelle Walensky announced an extension for the eviction moratorium, which had expired July 31 until early October. This means that private property no longer exists in the United States. Nearly half of all housing providers are small operations, and landlords are now struggling and accumulating debt.
President Macron plans to mandate vaccine passports to enter shopping malls, hospitals, bars, cafés and access public transport. PCR tests will no longer be free of charge, in hopes that the measure will drive up vaccination rates by encouraging people to get the vaccine rather than just repeated Covid-19 tests.