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UK reports 40,004 new COVID-19 cases, 61 deaths

UK registered 40,004 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 9,845,492, according to official figures released Sunday. The country also reported a further 61 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 143,927, with 8,079 COVID-19 patients still in hospital. The latest data came as Health Secretary Sajid ...

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UK records 40,941 COVID-19 cases, 150 deaths

The UK has reported 40,941 new COVID cases and a further 150 deaths in the latest 24-hour period. The number of cases is a small drop on Friday’s figures, when 44,242 were recorded. The total number of COVID deaths in the UK since the start of the pandemic now stands at 143,866. Separate figures published by the Office for National ...

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UK records 44,242 new COVID cases, 157 deaths

UK registered 44,242 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 9,766,153, according to official figures released Friday. The country also reported a further 157 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 143,716. These death toll only includes people who died within 28 days of their first positive ...

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Britain set to ban Hamas as terrorist organisation

Britain will proscribe Palestinian militant group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, according to British media reports on Friday. The Guardian said the organisation will be proscribed under the Terrorism Act and that anyone expressing support for Hamas, flying its flag or arranging meetings for the organisation would be in breach of the law. The Times said Home Secretary Priti Patel ...

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UK records 46,807 COVID-19 cases, 199 deaths

UK has registered 46,807 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 9,721,916, according to official figures released Thursday. The country also reported a further 199 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 143,559. These death toll only includes people who died within 28 days of their first ...

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UK reports 37,243 new COVID cases, 214 deaths in 24 hrs

A further 214 deaths and 37,243 new daily cases of Covid were recorded in the UK on Tuesday. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show there have now been 168,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate. The latest number of new daily cases is lower than Monday’s figure, at ...

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UK launches global campaign to stop sexual violence in conflict

£18m funding announced to end child marriage in 12 countries including Bangladesh United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary Liz Truss on Tuesday launched a major global campaign to stop sexual violence against women and girls in conflict around the world. Speaking at an event for the Gender Equality Advisory Council (GEAC), the Foreign Secretary, who is also the UK’s Minister for ...

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UK reports 39,705 more COVID-19 cases, 47 further deaths

A further 47 deaths have been announced along with 39,705 cases in the latest UK Covid daily figures. The number of new Covid cases has fallen by eight per cent compared with last Monday when 43,139 cases of the virus were recorded in the Government’s daily figures. The figures show 47 more people have died within 28 days of a ...

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