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UK records just one coronavirus death but cases jump by 1,715

The coronavirus death toll in the UK has risen by one. The government said 41,499 people had died in the UK within 28 days of testing positive for coronavirus as of Sunday, an increase of one on the day before. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now been 57,200 deaths registered in the UK where ...

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Large Crowd Gathers In Trafalgar Square For Anti-Lockdown Protest

A large crowd has gathered in Trafalgar Square to protest against Covid-19 lockdown measures. The ‘Unite for Freedom’ event, which started at midday on Saturday, was organised by a number of anti-lockdown groups, who claim the government has responded with disproportionate force to the virus. More than a thousand protesters are thought to have assembled in central London, describing the ...

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Coronavirus: Last-minute schools advice on reopening ‘reprehensible’ in UK

Head teachers and teachers have criticised the government for “last-minute” guidance on what to do during virus outbreaks and local lockdowns. The guidance for England was published on Friday evening, just days before many schools begin term. The NAHT school leaders’ union said the timing was “reprehensible”. In local lockdowns, secondary pupils could be kept home every other fortnight and, ...

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Coronavirus death toll in UK rises by 12 to 41,498

The UK coronavirus death toll has risen by 12 to a total of 41,498 according to the latest government data. The latest reported deaths include those from hospitals, care homes and the wider community. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now been at least 10,000 more deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned ...

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UK coronavirus death toll increases by nine and cases rise by 1,276

The UK coronavirus  death toll has risen by nine and 1,276 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours, according to the latest figures from the government. The latest reported deaths from hospitals, care homes and the wider community, brings the UK death toll to 41,486. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now been 10 ...

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UK coronavirus death toll rises by 12 as another 1,522 people test positive

The UK coronavirus death toll has risen by 12 and more than 1,500 cases were recorded in the past 24 hours, according to the latest figures from the government. The latest reported deaths from hospitals, care homes and the wider community, brings the UK death toll to 41,477. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now ...

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UK coronavirus death toll rises by 16

Sixteen more people have died in the UK after testing positive for coronavirus within the last 28 days. And another 1,048 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours. A total of 41,465 people have now died, Public Health England has announced. Separate figures published by the UK’s statistics agencies show there have now been 57,000 deaths ...

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Face coverings U-turn for England’s secondary schools

Secondary pupils in England will have to wear masks in school corridors in local lockdown areas of England, after the government reversed its guidance. Head teachers in any secondary school will also have the “flexibility” to introduce masks in their schools, BBC reported. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson says it follows updated advice from the World Health Organization. “At each stage ...

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Coronavirus: 16 more deaths sees UK toll rise to 41,449

The coronavirus death toll in the UK now stands at 41,449 after a further 16 fatalities were added to the official tally. Although the fact death figures have kept low despite lockdown restrictions being eased is a positive sign, new cases are again well above 1,000. There have been 1,184 newly reported cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours, ...

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