The UK has recorded the biggest jump in the number of deaths from coronavirus in any single day but perhaps even more important for ministers and officials trying to understand the impact of the lockdown – and what’s coming down the road for the NHS – is the rate of increase. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube … Read more What is the UK death rate likely to be from coronavirus?
Sky’s chief correspondent Stuart Ramsey is given exclusive access inside the Cotugna Hospital in Naples, where medics are taking serious measures to avoid coronavirus infection. It comes as the number of deaths from COVID-19 continues to climb across Europe, with the hardest-hit nation Italy, reaching 100,000 cases and recording more deaths than any other country. … Read more Italy: Inside the hospital where no medics have been infected
UK senior minister Michael Gove has confirmed the first of thousands of new ventilators will be completed and delivered to the NHS next week. He said: “We have just over 8,000 ventilators deployed in NHS hospitals now. This number has increased since the epidemic began thanks to the hard work of NHS professionals, but we … Read more In full: New coronavirus ventilators will “reach NHS next week”
Michelle Fuller and Lisa Britton are stranded in India and share of their experience as they wait for a flight back to the UK. The government is working to repatriate tens of thousands of British citizens who are stranded abroad, but has urged those who can to book commercial flights home while they’re still operating. … Read more Britons stuck in Goa: ‘It’s frustrating as other nationals are going!’
Just like most countries in the world, India is having to fight the coronavirus epidemic. But how does a country with a population of over a billion people lockdown and stay safe? SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us … Read more Coronavirus: How is India coping with lockdown?
Sky’s Sarah Jane Mee talks to Terry Waite, the 80-year-old speaks about life in self isolation and his lessons learnt from Lebanon 29 years ago. In 1987, as an envoy of the Archbishop of Canterbury he was taken hostage in Lebanon and held in solitary confinement for almost five years. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel … Read more Ex-hostage in Lebanon gives advice to keeping well during Coronavirus isolation
Another 393 people have died after contracting coronavirus – taking the UK total to 1,808. A further 367 people who tested positive for coronavirus died in England, bringing the total number to 1,651. Those who died were aged between 19 and 98 years old and all but 28 patients had underlying health conditions. The 19-year-old … Read more BREAKING: Further 367 people have died in England of COVID-19
“Now it’s a matter of time and hard work”. Chief Scientific Officer at drug company Johnson & Johnson, Dr Paul Stoffels says they want to start human trials of a potential coronavirus vaccine in September. The US pharmaceutical giant is working with its government and investing a billion dollars in research. It eventually wants to … Read more Johnson & Johnson: “We think we can do it” on COVID-19 vaccine
Former footballer and Sky Sports presenter, Chris Kamara gives a taste of what it could sound like for Liverpool fans if the Premier League season restarts. He also told Sky News that cancelling sports fixtures has left a “vacuum” in people’s lives – but he thinks fans now understand that it’s an essential step to … Read more Coronavirus: ‘Will Liverpool ever win the Premier League?’
The UK is committing £75m to help Britons stranded abroad by chartering rescue flights when there are no other routes available. Speaking at the daily Downing Street briefing on the coronavirus, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said the new plan will assist tens of thousands of travellers. Up to a million Britons are thought to be … Read more Coronavirus: The mission to rescue stranded Britons