Which UK regions are most likely to face a COVID-19 lockdown?

The North and North West have some of the highest coronavirus infection rates in England – in contrast to the South West.

Blackburn with Darmen is one of the worst-hit areas in Lancashire, with 763 cases per 100,000 people.

When lockdown was imposed in Leicester, the infection rate was 1,019 cases per 100,000 people.

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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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  • 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

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