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Will families be denied care home visits?Ministers consider imposing restrictions on visits

Will families be denied care home visits? New curbs on to stop spreading coronavirus between nursing centres is unveiled… as ministers consider imposing restrictions on visits by loved ones  MP’s  consider imposing restrictions, given the recent rise in infections The new plan would ‘toughen up rules’ surrounding staff movements and  impose restrictions on family visits … Read more Will families be denied care home visits?Ministers consider imposing restrictions on visits

Britain sees worse economic slump than Sweden after imposing lockdown

The UK is suffering far graver economic damage than Sweden after Britain imposed a lockdown and the Scandinavian country did not.  Britain’s GDP has already seen a larger slump than Sweden’s this year – with only one week of lockdown included in the figures so far. The UK’s construction and retail sectors both saw their … Read more Britain sees worse economic slump than Sweden after imposing lockdown

Imposing lockdown sooner could have prevented 2,000 coronavirus deaths in Scotland, study finds

Tens of thousands of coronavirus deaths in Britain may have been avoided if officials imposed the lockdown a fortnight earlier, a study has claimed. University of Edinburgh researchers said at least 2,000 lives would have been saved in Scotland, if the measures were brought in on March 9 instead of March 23. The official COVID-19 … Read more Imposing lockdown sooner could have prevented 2,000 coronavirus deaths in Scotland, study finds