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Coronavirus: 'We've reached a perilous turning point', says Boris Johnson

4 hours 3 min ago
Boris Johnson says new restrictions being introduced in England could prevent tougher rules later.
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Coronavirus: PM says Covid 'complacency could be our undoing'

4 hours 55 min ago
Boris Johnson says new restrictions are needed now to avoid "more drastic action" in the future.
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Covid restrictions: PM sets out new hospitality and face covering rules

5 hours 4 min ago
Pubs must close earlier, higher fines for not wearing masks, and weddings will again be restricted.
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Coronavirus: What are the rules for face masks or face coverings?

5 hours 6 min ago
The Prime Minister has announced new rules for England to help combat rising coronavirus rates.
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Flu: Why we still need to worry about it this winter

6 hours 18 min ago
Drive-through clinics and extra staff could boost England's biggest flu vaccination programme.
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Covid: Deaths near lowest level since March

6 hours 49 min ago
Deaths remain low - but government advisers warn they are set to rise again.
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Covid: School bus drivers fearful of coronavirus infection risk

14 hours 31 min ago
Drivers and unions raise concerns about a lack of social distancing on school services.
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Flu jab 'more important than ever' this winter

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 02:34
People can catch flu and coronavirus at the same time with serious or deadly consequences, experts warn.
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Covid: Have local lockdowns worked?

Tue, 09/22/2020 - 02:33
One in five people in the UK is currently subject to local interventions to prevent the spread of Covid, some more stringent than others. Do these local lockdowns work?
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Covid: UK coronavirus alert level moving to 4

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 23:37
The move, ahead of a statement from the PM, reflects that transmission is "high or rising exponentially".
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Covid lockdown for Newport, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Blaenau Gwent

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 21:26
Newport, Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Blaenau Gwent face new restrictions from 18:00 BST on Tuesday.
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Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in your area?

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 20:11
Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
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Suffolk boy with rare cancer ready for first day at school

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 19:53
Alec Carpenter's parents say they are "so proud" of his achievements.
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Coronavirus restrictions are extended across NI

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 19:49
In the last seven days, 1,014 people have tested positive for coronavirus in Northern Ireland.
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Coronavirus: Childcare exemption added to new restrictions in England

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 19:16
People in affected areas will be allowed to look after children from outside their households.
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Coronavirus: Ashworth on hospital and care home tests

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 18:31
The health secretary is asked to use second lockdown “time wisely” by his Labour shadow.
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Coronavirus: Hancock on fines for self-isolations rule

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 18:26
There will be a stepping of enforcement for those who break the virus restrictions, the health secretary announces.
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Coronavirus vaccine: When will we have one?

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 14:38
About 200 groups of medical researchers around the world are working on a vaccine for Covid-19.
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Dr Patrick Vallance: 'Epidemic is doubling every seven days'

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 13:58
Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance says measures must be taken to stop the spread of Covid-19.
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Coronavirus testing: Government claims on test centres and international comparisons fact-checked

Fri, 09/18/2020 - 19:24
We examine government claims on testing capacity, international comparisons and the average distance travelled to a test centre.
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