Watch again: Dominic Raab gives daily coronavirus update from Downing Street

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab holds the daily Covid-19 update from Downing Street before answering questions from the public, and journalists.

It comes as ministers row back from their previous 100,000-a-day testing promise. Raab is joined by Yvonne Doyle and Jonathan Van Tam.

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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

  • Fed Chair Powell Says Businesses ‘May Need More Help’ Than A Vaccine To Recover | NBC News NOW
  • Economists Watch for Signs of Double-Dip Recession.
  • COVID-19: One year on from first case, experts to trace origins of virus | 7NEWS
  • Uganda’s Bobi Wine suspends election campaign over violence
  • COVID-19: How reliable is mass testing?
  • In This Story: Dominic Raab

    Dominic Rennie Raab is a British politician serving as First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since July 2019.

    This role is otherwise known as Foreign Secretary.

    Raab served in the British Cabinet as Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union in 2018, until his resignation. That role was otherwise known as Brexit Secretary.

    6 Recent Items: Dominic Raab

  • U.K. Sees Brexit Deal Within Days If EU Moves on Fisheries
  • Dominic Rabb: UK at risk of third wave next year
  • ‘We’ve got to be able to control our waters’: Dominic Raab on ‘outstanding’ Brexit issues
  • Dominic Raab explains the government’s logic behind tier system
  • Tigray crisis: Thousands seek refuge on Sudan-Ethiopia border – BBC News
  • Dominic Raab makes a statement in the Commons on UK foreign aid spending– watch live
  • In This Story: Lockdown

    During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

    3 Recent Items: Lockdown

  • Children with special needs will suffer “lasting harm” from lockdown, says watchdog
  • OECD Cuts Global Forecast, Warns Governments to Maintain Support
  • COVID-19: PM ‘begs’ MPs to back him on tiers vote
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