Dentist warns of risk as visitors flock to seaside town amid Covid-19 outbreak

A dentist has warned of a ‘disaster waiting to happen’ as thousands of people flocked to his seaside town, Skegness, in spite of official guidance to stay at home to curb the spread of coronavirus. Dr Mitchell Clark, who voluntarily closed his dental studio last Tuesday, said he was ‘appalled’ to see his town ‘looking like it does on a busy summer day’
‘Disaster waiting to happen’: visitors flock to Skegness
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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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  • How COVID-19 has contributed to surge in eating disorders in youth
  • Thousands of Brazilians protest Bolsonaro’s COVID response as country’s death toll surpasses 500,000
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