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UK Covid cases rise by almost 34,500 as 166 deaths recorded in a 24 hrs

A further 166 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday, while the number of confirmed cases in the 24-hour reporting period has risen by 34,460. The UK’s total Covid death toll is now 135,621, the government has said. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been more than ...

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UK records 31,564 new Covid cases and 203 more deaths in a 24 hrs

Another 31,564 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 7,496,543, according to official figures released Tuesday. The country also recorded another 203 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 135,455. These figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 ...

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Prince Andrew is served sexual assault lawsuit in US

Britain’s Prince Andrew has been served with a sexual assault lawsuit in the United States by lawyers for a woman who says she was forced to have sex with him at the London home of a friend of convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, court papers show. In a filing with the US District Court in Manhattan, lawyers for Virginia Giuffre ...

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UK records another 36,100 cases and 49 deaths in a 24 hrs

A further 49 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Monday, bringing the UK total to 135,252. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 159,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. As of 9am on Monday, there had been a further ...

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UK records another 29,612 Covid cases and 56 deaths

The government said a further 56 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Sunday, bringing the UK total to 135,203. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 159,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. As of 9am on Sunday, there had ...

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UK records another 30,144 Covid cases and 164 deaths in a day

Another 164 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19, the latest government data shows. Saturday’s figures bring the overall death toll since the start of the UK’s outbreak to 135,147, according to the Department for Health. However, separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that when taking into account all fatalities that ...

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UK records 178 more deaths and a further 32,651 coronavirus cases

The UK has recorded 178 more people who died 28 days after testing positive for Covid-19. And as of 9am on Friday, there have been 32,651 new confirmed cases of the virus. It brings the UK’s total number of positive tests to 7,371,301. The country’s Covid death toll is at 134,983. However, when taking into account all deaths that list ...

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Bangladesh moved off UK red list

The international travel traffic light system is being simplified with a single red list, as part of an overhaul of the rules from 4 October. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps also said eight countries would be taken off the red list from Wednesday. It means people returning from places such as Turkey will no longer have to stay in hotel quarantine. ...

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Covid-19: As UK prepares to vaccinate kids, a study looks into mixed dosage

A British study will look into the immune responses of children to mixed schedules of different Covid-19 vaccines as officials try to determine the best approach to second doses in adolescents given a small risk of heart inflammation. Children aged 12-15 in Britain will be vaccinated from next week, while those aged 16-17 have been eligible for shots since August. ...

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UK records 26,911 new COVID cases as vaccine booster rollout begins

Another 26,911 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 7,339,009, according to official figures released Thursday. The country also recorded another 158 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 134,805. These figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 ...

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