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UK PM Johnson apologizes for lockdown party

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologized on Wednesday for attending a “bring your own booze” gathering at his official residence during Britain’s first coronavirus lockdown, as a senior figure in his party and opponents said he should resign. Johnson admitted for the first time that he had attended the party at 10 Downing Street in May, 2020 when Covid-19 rules ...

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UK Covid deaths surge to nearly 400 as 129,587 cases are reported

Nearly 400 Covid-related deaths have been recorded in the UK on Wednesday. There were 398 deaths recorded within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test in the latest Government figures. This is the highest number of daily deaths since February 24 last year when 442 fatalities were reported. By comparison, the UK reported 379 Covid deaths on Tuesday this week ...

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Britain reports 120,821 new COVID-19 cases, 379 deaths

The UK reported 379 Covid deaths on Tuesday as cases drop to 120,821, according to the latest government data. The number of deaths recorded is the highest daily number of deaths since February 24 last year, when 442 fatalities were reported. Deaths are those who have died within 28 days of a positive test. By comparison, there were 142,224 positive ...

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UK records 142,224 new COVID-19 cases, 77 deaths on Monday

UK records 142,224 new COVID-19 cases, 77 deaths on Monday A total of 142,224 new Covid cases and 77 deaths linked to the virus were reported in the UK today. The death toll has now reached 150,230 – according to the government’s data. Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 174,000 deaths registered in ...

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UK plans holiday weekend to honor queen’s 70 years on throne

The United Kingdom will celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne with a military parade, neighborhood parties and a competition to create a new dessert for the Platinum Jubilee, Buckingham Palace said Monday. Elizabeth will become on Feb. 6 the first British monarch to reign for seven decades, and festivities marking the anniversary will culminate in a four-day ...

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UK records 313 new COVID-19 deaths, 146,390 cases

Britain reported 146,390 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, up from 178,250 cases on Friday, while the number of new deaths reported rose from 229 to 313, according to official figures. Britain has seen an increase in the number of cases linked to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in recent weeks, although death rates have been lower than in previous ...

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UK records 178,250 new Covid cases and 229 deaths in 24 hrs

The UK recorded 178,250 new Covid cases on Friday and 229 deaths, according to official figures. Infections are down on the 179,756 recorded on Thursday. The number of cases has fallen by five percent on a week ago, when there were 189,846 new infections recorded. The number of deaths is slightly lower than yesterday’s 231. However it is the third ...

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UK records 179,756 more Covid cases and 231 deaths but numbers on ventilators drop slightly

Another 179,756 more Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in the UK over the most recent 24-hour period, the government revealed on Thursday. Meanwhile 231 more deaths have been reported, bringing the total fatalities within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test to 149,515. The latest daily figures are down on the 194,747 cases and 334 deaths reported on Wednesday. However ...

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Shahreen Selim gets MBE and Mohammad Afroz gets BEM

Muhammed Shahed Rahman : Prior to writing this report, two British Bengalis were reported to have received these awards from the Queen. Shahreen Selim gets MBE : Every year, on her birthday and in the New Year, the Queen awards people for their contributions in various fields of society. This year, Shahreen Selim Ripon has received the title of ‘MBE’ ...

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