The app was originally set for release in May but was hit by development problems, forcing the government to U-turn and use Apple-Google software instead.
Coronavirus numbers have been on the rise in Belgium, with infections rising dramatically in the past week by 65 per cent.
Bars and restaurants in Marseille and Guadeloupe, where there are currently more than 250 COVID-19 cases per 100,000 population, will have to shut from Saturday.
With scientists racing to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, leaders face the unprecedented challenge of manufacturing and distributing a vaccine worldwide. Euronews will speak to some of the world's leading experts to find out what hurdles we face and what solutions can be found.
6,000 people from 45 countries have contacted the group with 80% of them testing positive for COVID-19 after returning from Ischgl.
New restrictive measures were imposed in the UK on Tuesday. The opposition now want the government to extend the furlough scheme due to phase out in October.
How did a country with a so-called “light-touch” approach to the fight against the virus - where restaurants, bars and gyms have remained open throughout the crisis - deal with the pandemic?
The US has recorded the highest number of coronavirus deaths and infections in the world, followed by Brazil and India.
In a live address to the nation, Boris Johnson said that he was "reluctant" to curb civil liberties to fight coronavirus but warned he would put further measures in place.
It came as Donald Trump used the virtual UN meeting to attack China over the emergence of coronavirus. China hit back at what it called "a political virus" and said Trump's accusations were "baseless".
Between 2012 and 2018 the number of drug overdose deaths among the 50-plus age group increased by 75%.
The prime minister has announced tighter restrictions and tougher fines, as the government tries to curb a surge in coronavirus cases.
Bayern Munich and Sevilla are scheduled to meet in Budapest on Thursday but Germany's public health institute deems the Hungarian capital a "high risk" area for the coronavirus.
The total number of deaths also rose by 26 in the same 24-hour period, bringing France's death toll from coronavirus to 31,274 since March.
Infections in Europe are now higher than they were at the peak of the pandemic in March.
More than 3,000 students from Vienna University took part in the trial.
"COVID-19 has exacerbated the workload, some doctors can have up to three or four patients called in at the same time slot either by phone calls, face-to-face visits, emergencies or home care. It's crazy."
Authorities in France, Spain and the UK are looking to local measure to help fight a second surge in COVID-19 cases.
At least a dozen COVID-19 clusters have emerged since French campuses and classrooms reopened this month.
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Three-week lockdown begins on Friday afternoon, hours before the Jewish New Year begins
For many students, a return to school ended months of disruption to their learning. But the requirement to wear face masks in the classroom means that, for deaf children, the problems continue.
According to a new report, more than 1,000 nurses have died from the disease worldwide. They account for around 10 per cent of infections.
Charities are calling for an overhaul of corporate practices so that a 'People's Vaccine' is available to everyone.
WHO warns weekly COVID-19 infections in Europe are now higher than the first peak in March
"We move from do not do, to do differently."