Boris suspends ALL travel corridors from 4am Monday

Boris Johnson today declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday as he begged Britons to ‘stay at home this weekend’. At a Downing Street briefing, the PM warned it was ‘not the time to relax’ as he escalated controls at the country’s borders again. Amid … Read more Boris suspends ALL travel corridors from 4am Monday

Boris reveals ALL travel corridors will be suspended from 4am Monday

Boris Johnson today declared that all arrivals to the UK will have to have tested negative for coronavirus from Monday as he begged Britons to ‘stay at home this weekend’. At a Downing Street briefing, the PM warned it was ‘not the time to relax’ as he escalated controls at the country’s borders again. Amid … Read more Boris reveals ALL travel corridors will be suspended from 4am Monday

Boris is urged to seize on UK curbing Covid surge by DOUBLING jabs target

Boris Johnson was urged to double his target for 14million vaccinations by mid-February today amid signs brutal lockdowns have finally started to curb the coronavirus outbreak. The PM is facing demands to take advantage of the space created by the brutal restrictions as figures showed the number of jabs being administered is rocketing over 290,000 … Read more Boris is urged to seize on UK curbing Covid surge by DOUBLING jabs target

Why DO experts say the outbreak is slowing if the death toll is continuing to soar?

Prominent SAGE scientists claimed today Britain’s winter coronavirus wave is flattening after cases fell for four days straight — despite the country recording its worst death toll ever on Wednesday. Another 1,564 more Covid fatalities were announced yesterday across the UK in the deadliest day since the pandemic began, with the total number of laboratory-confirmed victims … Read more Why DO experts say the outbreak is slowing if the death toll is continuing to soar?

Boris Johnson ‘delays tougher lockdown’ as Covid cases flatten

England could escape tougher lockdown measures for now after science chief Patrick Vallance suggested the current measures are ‘enough’ to control the mutant Covid strain and Neil Ferguson pointed to a ‘plateau’ in hospital admissions. Boris Johnson is set to hold off tightening the rules despite soaring deaths and Nicola Sturgeon imposing extra curbs in … Read more Boris Johnson ‘delays tougher lockdown’ as Covid cases flatten

Covid UK: Patrick Vallance says death rate won’t ‘reduce quickly’

Britain is in for a ‘pretty grim period’ for Covid deaths which won’t fall for ‘some weeks’, the Government’s top scientist warned today – after the UK recorded its deadliest day yet with 1,564 confirmed fatalities.  Department of Health figures show the daily laboratory-confirmed death toll has risen 50 per cent week-on-week, with data suggesting the … Read more Covid UK: Patrick Vallance says death rate won’t ‘reduce quickly’

Britain records 830 Covid deaths as fatalities DOUBLE week-on-week

Britain records 830 Covid deaths as fatalities DOUBLE week-on-week as UK posts ANOTHER daily high of 60,916 cases Today’s deaths mark a 107.7 per cent rise on 414 victims announced last Tuesday, with 76,000 deaths in total Meanwhile daily infections have risen by 14.6% from the 53,135 reported a week ago, with almost 2.8m total … Read more Britain records 830 Covid deaths as fatalities DOUBLE week-on-week

Chris Whitty says Covid hospital cases could match April peak by New Year 

We are ALL heading for Tier 4: Science chief’s warning as Chris Whitty says Covid hospital cases could match the April peak by New Year England put on notice for New Year lockdown amid warnings of mutant strain   Chris Whitty said number of Covid patients in hospital on course to match April Sir Patrick Vallance … Read more Chris Whitty says Covid hospital cases could match April peak by New Year 

Thurrock and Rochford in Essex record the highest rise in coronavirus cases in England

Thurrock has been named as the Tier 4 region with the highest and fastest rising rate of covid-19 infection, seeing the largest week-on-week jump in England as 90 per cent of the country sees rates rise. Analysis shows Thurrock in Essex is experiencing the fastest spread of infection, with 1,841 new cases recorded in the seven days to … Read more Thurrock and Rochford in Essex record the highest rise in coronavirus cases in England

New Covid strain caused a 200% spike in infections in a week

The draconian new restrictions imposed last night were drawn up after the number of people carrying the coronavirus more than trebled in a week. The rapid rise in areas which were last night plunged into new tier 4 measures is said to be down to a new virus strain, which was first announced on Monday. … Read more New Covid strain caused a 200% spike in infections in a week