About This Source - The Telegraph
The Daily Telegraph, known online as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally. It was founded by Arthur B. Sleigh in 1855 as Daily Telegraph & Courier.
Three Recent Telegraph Stories:
London tube and train services were packed with commuters on Tuesday morning despite the government announcing a nationwide lockdown on Monday evening.
Mayor Sadiq Khan urged people to stop non-essential travel so critical workers, like medical staff, could get to work.
However many self-employed construction workers say their employers have told them it’s ‘business as usual’ and are using public transport for fear of losing their jobs.Telegraph YouTube Channel
Britain locked down on Monday evening after “advice” from the Government failed to keep significant numbers of the British population in.
Despite research showing that Britain is on course to be more badly affected than the current most badly hit country, Italy – and reports showing 15% of people in ICUs in Britain are aged under 50 – the message is clearly not hitting home for some.
Staying home will stem the spread of Covid-19, and this will, therefore, save lives.
The evidence is there. This Italian doctor issued a stark warning earlier this month.
In This Story: Covid-19
Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
Latest News about Covid-19
Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.