UK lockdown: Tourist hotspots deserted due to coronavirus

Aerial footage shows Oxford Circus, Hampton Court, Brighton Pier and other attractions across the UK practically empty due to coronavirus. Boris Johnson has placed the UK on a police-enforced lockdown with drastic new measures in the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. The Prime Minister ordered people only to leave their homes under a list of … Read more UK lockdown: Tourist hotspots deserted due to coronavirus

UK PM Boris Johnson writes to nation, urges people to stay home

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is urging the public to stay home, saying that things will get worse before they get better. Johnson has written a letter to the British people, which will be sent to 30 million households starting next week. The prime minister has been self-isolating at 10 Downing Street after testing positive … Read more UK PM Boris Johnson writes to nation, urges people to stay home

UK deaths climb above 1,000 – BBC News

The BBC News in the UK reported on a huge jump in the number of coronavirus deaths in the UK, as the number for Friday 27 March leapt up 260 more than the previous daily total, to 1,019 from 759 the day before. A total of 1,019 patients have died after testing positive for coronavirus … Read more UK deaths climb above 1,000 – BBC News

Boris Johnson asked US for ventilators, Donald Trump claims

Trump: Johnson requested ventilators ‘before saying hello’ The UK’s Telegraph reported on President Donald Trump’s claim that British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, who, earlier this week tested positive for coronavirus, told the President “we need ventilators” and that, contrary to his usual manners and decorum, did so “before he even said hello.” Boris Johnson asked … Read more Boris Johnson asked US for ventilators, Donald Trump claims

“Unless you’re Boris Johnson, you have to have very serious symptoms before anyone will test you.”

France 24 invited guests who made a case for standardizing testing and what counts as a coronavirus patient, in light of the fact that hardly anyone is being tested for the virus… except for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson! In The World This Week, The Daily Beast foreign editor Christopher Dickey makes the argument for … Read more “Unless you’re Boris Johnson, you have to have very serious symptoms before anyone will test you.”

UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus – BBC Newsnight

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating in Downing Street. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F He said he had experienced mild symptoms over the past 24 hours, including a temperature and cough, but would continue to lead the government. England’s Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he had also tested … Read more UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus – BBC Newsnight

Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Saturday 28 March | ABC News

Coronavirus update: the latest COVID-19 news for Saturday 28 March | ABC News Victoria records 111 new coronavirus cases as the government clamps down on travellers to slow spread of COVID-19. In this update: 0:08 Total of 3,291 confirmed cases and national figures across the state 1:33: Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews urge people to stay … Read more Coronavirus update: The latest COVID-19 news for Saturday 28 March | ABC News

Donald Trump: the first thing Boris Johnson said to me is ‘we need ventilators’

Donald Trump said on Friday that he had a conversation with Boris Johnson, who has tested positive for coronavirus, and ‘the first thing he said to me is: “We need ventilators.”‘ Trump mentioned Johnson ‘asking for ventilators today’ twice during the Coronavirus Task Force briefing  Coronavirus US live: Trump signs $2.2tn stimulus bill after invoking … Read more Donald Trump: the first thing Boris Johnson said to me is ‘we need ventilators’

Boris Johnson tests positive for Coronavirus as numbers infected rise – BBC News

There’s been a big rise in the number of people in the UK who have died of coronavirus – 181 lost their lives in the past 24 hours and more than 6000 are being treated in hospital. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the virus. In a video message he said he … Read more Boris Johnson tests positive for Coronavirus as numbers infected rise – BBC News

‘We are all at risk’: Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock and test positive for virus | ITV News

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Secretary Matt Hancock have tested positive for coronavirus, while the government’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty is self-isolating with Covid-19 symptoms. Cabinet minister Michael Gove, who stood in for the prime minister in the daily coronavirus press conference, said the diagnoses of his colleagues shows that the “virus does … Read more ‘We are all at risk’: Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock and test positive for virus | ITV News