About This Source - Guardian News
The video item below is a piece of English language content from Guardian News. The Guardian is part of the Guardian Media Group, owned by the Scott Trust.
Tens of thousands of people descended on beaches on the south coast of England on the hottest day of the year, despite Boris Johnson urging people to observe social distancing rules to avoid a second national lockdown. With many parts of the north of England facing a fresh lockdown and Johnson announcing he will postpone lockdown-easing measures after an increase in coronavirus cases, stretches of beaches at Bournemouth, Poole and Brighton were packed.
English beaches packed despite Covid-19 social distancing plea
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.
In This: Boris Johnson
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is a British politician, writer, and former journalist, who has served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019. He was Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016.