Boris Johnson says ‘watch this space’ on 1-metre social distancing in schools

The prime minister, on a visit to Bovingdon primary school in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire, on Friday, said there would be further changes to the 2-metre distancing rule in schools ‘as the science allows’, and as a result of the coronavirus transmission rate reducing.
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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.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

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