About This Source - Global News
Recent from Global News:
Global News published this video item, entitled “Coronavirus: UK’s Boris Johnson says Sept. 29 case numbers are highest reported since pandemic began” – below is their description.
During a COVID-19 press conference on Wednesday, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the nation saw the highest number of reported coronavirus cases since the pandemic began on Tuesday. The prime minister announced 7,108 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Wednesday amid a second wave. There has also been a “tragic” increase in the number of daily deaths with 71 on Tuesday and 71 on Wednesday. “These figures show why our plan is so essential,” Johnson said. “We have to stick to it together, and we should stick to it with confidence.” By December, United Kingdom manufacturers are expected to meet 70 per cent of the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE), compared with just one per cent before the pandemic. Plus, he reiterated the importance of wearing a face mask, hand washing and social distancing. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7347927/coronavirus-britain-cases-grow/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #Coronavirus #COVID19 #UK GlobalNewsGlobal News YouTube Channel
Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.
In This Story: Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson has been Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019.
7 Recent Items: Boris Johnson
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
In This Story: United Kingdom
The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.