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

‘UK lockdown was 10 days too late’

The UK’s Sky News interviewed Dr Walter Ricciardi who said that Britain’s lockdown “was 10 days too late” and expects that Covid-19 has got out of control in the country as a consequence. Italian Government scientific adviser Dr Walter Ricciardi has told Sky News that the UK will ‘pay the price’ for locking down the … Read more ‘UK lockdown was 10 days too late’

Police drone video shames people using national park during UK lockdown

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

Have I Got Coronavirus or Hayfever? Ask Dr H | Good Morning Britain

Ask Dr H is a feature on British television show Good Morning Britain which sees television doctor, Dr Hilary Jones, answer questions about novel coronavirus, and the UK Lockdown. In this episode of Ask Dr H, a member of the UK public asks the question “have I got coronavirus or hayfever?” among other questions: Dr … Read more Have I Got Coronavirus or Hayfever? Ask Dr H | Good Morning Britain

Squats, drones and angry mayors: how coronavirus lockdowns are being policed

A third of the world’s population is under lockdown as countries tighten measures to stop the spread of Covid-19. We take a look at some of the strategies – from drones to armed forces, exercises to fines – that governments are using to police their citizens India’s 1.3bn population locked down to beat coronavirus Police … Read more Squats, drones and angry mayors: how coronavirus lockdowns are being policed

Has lockdown come too late – as UK records biggest daily rise in virus deaths?

Has UK lockdown come too late? The UK’s Channel 4 News posited a simple question, with a difficult answer, by asking if the UK lockdown came too late. The unprecedented national effort to combat the spread of the virus has continued today. The Government followed up yesterday’s demand for people to stay at home with … Read more Has lockdown come too late – as UK records biggest daily rise in virus deaths?

CORONAVIRUS: UK LOCKDOWN RULES | ITV News

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Coronavirus: How Long Until COVID-19 Improves in the UK? | This Morning

How Long Until COVID-19 Improves in the UK? The UK’s This Morning show asked the question: How Long Until COVID-19 Improves in the UK? Last night, Boris Johnson addressed the nation to announce a complete lockdown of the UK – in an attempt to beat the ‘biggest threat this country has faced for decades’. The … Read more Coronavirus: How Long Until COVID-19 Improves in the UK? | This Morning

UK Government Sends SMS Text to All – “Stay at Home”

After Monday night’s historic announcement that the UK Lockdown is to begin, this morning (24 March 2020) the UK Government sent a nationwide SMS text message to all, with a simple message: GOV.UK CORONAVIRUS ALERT New rules in force now: you must stay at home. More info & exemptions at gov.uk/coronavirus Stay at home. Protect … Read more UK Government Sends SMS Text to All – “Stay at Home”

London Underground packed as services cut to curb Covid-19 spread

Carriages and stations appeared crowded in footage shared on social media the morning after the government announced people should stay at home except for essential travel to combat the spread of coronavirus. Transport for London has been criticised for reducing the number of trains and closing stations as thousands, including NHS staff, still rely on … Read more London Underground packed as services cut to curb Covid-19 spread