UK government to extend lockdown to prevent second wave of COVID-19

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The UK government has decided to extend the #lockdown to prevent a second wave of the #coronavirus. The changes mean more indoor businesses will stay shut for few more weeks. #London

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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)

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