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Covid: 603 new deaths in UK as cases rise by 13,430

The government said a further 603 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Tuesday, bringing the UK total to 59,051. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been mentioned on the death certificate, together with additional data on deaths that have occurred in recent days, show there have ...

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Covid-19: 205 new deaths reported as coronavirus cases increase by 12,330

Downing Street will publish an analysis of the health, economic and social impacts of coronavirus and the measures taken to suppress it   Aa further 205 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Monday, bringing the UK total to 58,448. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 has been ...

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Covid-19: Further 215 deaths in UK as 12,155 test positive for coronavirus

Boris Johnson today urged Britain not to ‘blow it’ in the battle against Covid-19 by flouting the rules of his controversial new three-tier system of restrictions   A further 215 people in the UK have died within 28 days of a positive Covid-19 test, bringing the total to more than 58,245. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies for ...

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UK says Brexit trade talks with EU are in their ‘last week’

Britain’s foreign minister said Sunday there is only about a week left for the U.K. and the European Union to strike a post-Brexit trade deal, with fishing rights the major obstacle to an agreement. As talks continued between the two sides in London, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said “I think we are into the last week or so of substantive ...

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Coronavirus: PM writes to MPs amid anger over new tiers

Boris Johnson has written to Conservative MPs to reassure them about aspects of England’s new Covid tier system, as he faces the prospect of a rebellion in the Commons this week. England’s lockdown ends on 2 December, and many Tory MPs are unhappy with the toughened tiers that will replace it. MPs will vote on the system on Tuesday, with ...

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Coronavirus: UK records 479 deaths as end of lockdown nears

Figures come as ministers move forward with plans to rollout vaccines A further 479 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19, bringing the UK’s total coronavirus fatalities to 58,030, official figures have shown. The government added that there had been a further 15,871 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, as of 9am on Saturday. However, ...

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Another 521 coronavirus deaths in UK as cases rise by 16,022

Visiting the Porton Down lab today, Boris Johnson admitted the brutal new Tiers are ‘frustrating’ for low-infection areas – but refused to change course insisting the rules must be kept ‘simple’ A further 521 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 in the UK as of Friday, the Government has confirmed. The latest figures bring the ...

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UK Covid death toll rises by 498 in 24 hours

A further 498 have died from coronavirus in the UK and a further 17,555 cases have been confirmed, the government said on Thursday. According to data from the UK statistics agency – combined with that reported by the government – the total Covid-19 death toll stands at more than 71,200. The total number of people who have tested positive since ...

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Covid-19: Three households can mix over Christmas in UK

Up to three households will be able to meet up during a five-day Christmas period of 23 to 27 December, leaders of the four UK nations have agreed. People can mix in homes, places of worship and outdoor spaces, and travel restrictions will also be eased. But a formed “Christmas bubble” must be “exclusive” and would not be able to ...

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UK coronavirus death toll surges by 696 in biggest daily jump since May 5

The UK has recorded its highest coronavirus daily death total since early May, as a further 696 people have died from the virus. It brings the total death toll from the pandemic to 56,533 as a further 18,213 people tested positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday, the government said. There have been 3,261 deaths over the past seven days, which ...

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