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Icelandic Prime Minister Talks Bringing Back Tourism

Clip: 05/12/2020 | 2m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

Iceland continues to record no new COVID-19 cases. The North Atlantic island nation has experienced around 1,800 cases, but just 10 reported deaths. This is in part due to rigorous testing and contact tracing. But Iceland's economy -- heavily dependent on tourism -- is taking a beating. To help recover, the government is lifting its travel ban on June 15. The Prime Minister speaks with Christiane.

Aired: 05/12/20

Rating: NR

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