Jacob Rees-Mogg demands MPs go back to normal by mid-June

Jacob Rees-Mogg orders MPs ‘back to the office’ by June 21: Commons Leader says Parliament must not be behind nightclubs in Boris Johnson’s lockdown roadmap Jacob Rees-Mogg hints MPs will fully return to Commons no later than mid-June The Commons Leader noted nightclubs in England due to reopen from June 21  He told Commons Speaker: … Read more

10,000 unexpected deaths have occurred in private homes since mid-June despite Covid-19 slump

At least 10,000 people have unexpectedly died in their own home since mid-June, official statistics show. Seven-hundred ‘excess deaths’ in private homes have been registered each week in England and Wales alone since the pandemic began to die down. But only an average of 21 each week are down to the coronavirus, according to data … Read more

New York reports 918 new coronavirus infections – its highest total since mid-June 

New York reports 918 new coronavirus cases: State reports highest daily increase in infections since mid-June Andrew Cuomo, governor of New York, announced the new toll on Friday Cuomo said 918 people had been confirmed as infected on Thursday The toll represents the highest new infection number since mid June Cuomo said the results were … Read more

The GP-backed anti-coronavirus shield for plane seats that is set to be ready for use by mid-June

The GP-backed anti-coronavirus personal protection shield for plane seats that is set to be ready for aircraft use by mid-June (and won’t require airlines to reconfigure their cabins) Shield has been created by RAS Completions and is made from polycarbonate It can be fitted on to the back or sides of seats in all aircraft cabins … Read more