Coronavirus: Number of deaths in the UK up 393 in one day, reaches 1801- BBC News

UK coronavirus deaths up 393 in one day The BBC in the UK told of an increase in British coronavirus deaths of 393 – the largest single daily increase since the outbreak began in the country. A total of 1,801 people have now died with the virus across the UK, including 367 more in England, … Read more Coronavirus: Number of deaths in the UK up 393 in one day, reaches 1801- BBC News

Coronavirus: Are refugee and migrant camps prepared? – BBC News

Lack of access to sanitation and water facilities in refugee and migrant camps poses a challenge for residents trying to avoid coronavirus. In Moira in Lesbos, Greece, a facility built for 3,000 holds 18,000 people. The BBC’s population correspondent Stephanie Hegarty takes a look. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

Coronavirus: Moscow goes into lockdown – BBC News

In Russia, a full lockdown has been imposed in many regions of the country, as the numbers of confirmed infections continue to rise. The measures taken by the government have been ratcheted up rapidly in a matter of days – as recently as last week, the Kremlin claimed there was “de facto no epidemic” in … Read more Coronavirus: Moscow goes into lockdown – BBC News

Coronavirus: Trump extends US guidelines beyond Easter – BBC News

President Donald Trump has said federal coronavirus guidelines such as social distancing will be extended across the US until at least 30 April. He had previously suggested that they could be relaxed as early as Easter, which falls in mid-April. “The highest point of the death rate is likely to hit in two weeks,” Mr … Read more Coronavirus: Trump extends US guidelines beyond Easter – BBC News

Rescue plan for thousands of Britons stranded abroad due to coronavirus – BBC News

Tens of thousands of British citizens are stranded around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic with countries closing  borders.  The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has announced plans to bring them home but says the operation is a huge challenge.   Meanwhile engineers and scientists are working flat out to provide new technology to help … Read more Rescue plan for thousands of Britons stranded abroad due to coronavirus – BBC News

Coronavirus crisis “to worsen” with 9,000 people now in hospital in England – BBC News

There are now 9,000 patients with coronavirus in hospitals across England. A quarter of doctors are ill or self isolating. The new Nightingale Hospital in east London will begin taking its first 500 patients this week and will soon have room for 4,000. The government’s chief scientific adviser says the number of infections and deaths … Read more Coronavirus crisis “to worsen” with 9,000 people now in hospital in England – BBC News

Coronavirus: £75m for Rescue flights to get stranded Britons home – BBC News

Private airlines will be paid by the British government to bring back UK citizens trying to get home from abroad: “Tens of thousands of Britons stranded abroad by the coronavirus pandemic will be flown home under a new arrangement between the government and airlines. British Airways, Virgin, EasyJet, Jet2 and Titan are among airlines that … Read more Coronavirus: £75m for Rescue flights to get stranded Britons home – BBC News

Coronavirus: Spain reports more than 800 new deaths – BBC News

Spain has reported 812 new deaths related to coronavirus in the past 24 hours. Authorities say 6,398 more people have been infected. The growth in coronavirus cases in hard-hit Spain appears to be slowing, the country’s foreign minister has told the BBC. Another 6,400 cases were confirmed on Monday, the lowest increase in new cases … Read more Coronavirus: Spain reports more than 800 new deaths – BBC News