The Queen has given a rare televised national broadcast on the coronavirus.(Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
It’s being described as a ‘deeply personal message’ about the scale of Covid-19 crisis facing the nation, and the response shown by the public and key workers.
In her powerful address – one of four formal statements she’s given in her 68-year-reign – she said the nation may have more still to endure” but “we will overcome it”.
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.
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In This Story: The Queen
Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and 15 other Commonwealth realms.
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In This Story: UK
UK is the abbreviated form of the United Kingdom of Great Britain.