Up to 55,000 Covid-positive people never got their test results, official figures show

Almost 55,000 Covid-infected people in England have not received their positive test results since the start of the second wave because they have not filled in all the paperwork or gave incorrect details, official data has revealed. NHS Test and Trace figures showed 54,551 coronavirus-positive patients have not provided any communication details such as email … Read more

Police fury over Covid vaccine roll-out snub: JCVI says jab will be offered to people based on age

Fury erupted today after the Government confirmed police officers and teachers would not be bumped up the Covid vaccine priority list once the NHS has made its way through 32million people in the top nine priority groups. Ministers confirmed they will follow the age-based approach recommended by leading scientists, paving the way for everyone in … Read more

JCVI set to unveil Covid vaccine priority list once over-50s are jabbed

Health chiefs will today unveil who will be in line for Covid vaccines once the over-50s are jabbed. Britons as young as 40 are expected to be invited within weeks, with Government advisers expected to recommend the next phase continues on the basis of age. Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) bosses will reveal … Read more

Labour’s Rosena Allin-Khan tweets about UK PPE shortages using photo of Spanish nurse

Labour shadow minister Rosena Allin-Khan sparks fury with ‘fake tweet’ featuring a picture of a nurse in SPAIN as she attacks Matt Hancock over PPE ‘cronyism’ contracts while NHS medics had to wear bin bags during shortages By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 17:40 GMT, 25 February 2021 | Updated: 20:36 GMT, 25 … Read more

Labour’s Rosena Allin-Khan sparks fury with ‘fake tweet’ featuring Spanish nurse in Hancock attack

Labour shadow minister Rosena Allin-Khan sparks fury with ‘fake tweet’ featuring a picture of a nurse in SPAIN as she attacks Matt Hancock over PPE ‘cronyism’ contracts while NHS medics had to wear bin bags during shortages By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 17:40 GMT, 25 February 2021 | Updated: 17:52 GMT, 25 … Read more

STEPHEN GLOVER: Why I want a vaccine passport

Are vaccine passports imperative if this country is ever going to return to normality? Or do they represent another unacceptable infringement of our liberties, as well as being deeply impractical? The Government until recently has leant towards the second view. Nadhim Zahawi, the vaccines minister, dismissed vaccine passports earlier this month as ‘discriminatory’. Only 10 … Read more

Gavin Williamson claims Britain’s lagging Covid vaccination drive ISN’T down to lack of jabs

Gavin Williamson has claimed there are no coronavirus vaccine supply issues, despite Britain’s roll-out suffering its worst slump in a month.   The Education Secretary insisted today there was ‘no problem’ with deliveries of doses and said ‘there will always be some days’ when uptake dips lower.  Figures show just 150,000 Covid vaccines jabs were dished … Read more

Covid UK: Matt Hancock claims cases of variants ‘falling sharply’

Matt Hancock today claimed the new cases of coronavirus ‘variants of concern’ are falling despite a Public Health England update showing they higher than last week.  The Health Secretary said confirmed cases of these mutated versions of the virus are ‘fallen quite sharply’ and that only 12 were discovered last week, boasting ‘the measures we … Read more

Matt Hancock claims cases of Covid variants are ‘falling sharply’

Matt Hancock today claimed the new cases of coronavirus ‘variants of concern’ are falling despite a Public Health England update showing they higher than last week.  The Health Secretary said confirmed cases of these mutated versions of the virus are ‘fallen quite sharply’ and that only 12 were discovered last week, boasting ‘the measures we … Read more

Matt Hancock claims Britain’s Covid vaccine roll-out will have a quiet week because of supply issues

Matt Hancock today warned that the Covid vaccine rollout will suffer a dip this week — but there will be a bump in March to compensate for the lag. The Health Secretary said a delay in the supply schedule will result in less jabs being  dished out.  But both AstraZeneca and Pfizer — manufacturers of … Read more