Robert Jenrick Admits UK Covid-19 Testing Taking too Long The UK’s Telegraph said that Housing Minister Robert Jenrick has admitted Britain is taking too long to reach its testing capacity. Robert Jenrick, Housing Minister, has admitted that Britain is taking too long to reach its testing capacity, saying that it will be two weeks until … Read more Cabinet minister admits Britain is taking too long to reach testing capacity
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
There is already testing of NHS staff taking place in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) It is now being rolled out in England with front-line doctors and nurses being given priority. And today we saw the biggest jump in deaths since the pandemic hit the UK two months ago. The US government has … Read more Over 1000 people dead in the UK from coronavirus – what next?
Derbyshire police have defended using a drone to shame people into staying away from a national park during the lockdown. The force tweeted footage taken near Curbar Edge in the Peak District, insisting members of the public should not be driving there to walk their dogs or take photographs. ‘It’s not Big Brother,’ a spokesman … Read more Police drone video shames people using national park during UK lockdown
A 40-year-old pastor suspected of having coronavirus has issued a plea from his hospital bed over social distancing. Struggling to speak, Mark McClurg, from County Down in Northern Ireland, said the virus ‘wants to kill you’ and ‘take all the life out of your lungs’. ‘Don’t think for one moment that this is just a … Read more ‘Coronavirus wants to kill you’: patient issues plea from ICU
The UK’s Sky News evaluated which people are ending up in intensive care units (ICUs) up and down Britain. The results make interesting viewing. Thomas Moore looks at who is being worst affected by the coronavirus. The figures suggest the average age of those ending up in intensive care is a lot younger than expected. … Read more Coronavirus: Who is ending up in intensive care?
All schools in the UK will close this week, as the death toll from the coronavirus continues to climb. 33 people have died in the UK in the past 24 hours. The Prime Minister said all schools will shut their doors by the end of the week and children will be at home until further … Read more Coronavirus: UK announces school closures – BBC News
Schools in the UK are to shut from Friday until further notice as a response to the coronavirus pandemic, the prime minister has said. Schools will close except for looking after the children of keyworkers and vulnerable children. Exams will not go ahead, education secretary Gavin Williamson has said. Scotland and Wales earlier said schools … Read more Coronavirus: Schools to close until further notice from Friday – BBC News
Elite football in Britain has been suspended until at least 3 April as a result of the spread of coronavirus. All games in England’s Premier League, EFL, FA Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship are postponed. The Premier League said play will start on 4 April subject to “conditions at the time” but BBC sports … Read more Coronavirus: English Premier League suspends all matches until 3 April – BBC News