But a group of experts calling themselves the Independent Sage Group have said opening schools too early could lead to a new surge of infections in the community – and risks pushing the ‘R’ rate above one. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus UK LIVE: Rishi Sunak unveils furlough scheme changes and self-employed extension as deaths hit 38,161
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A SIMPLE GUIDE: How do I protect myself? IMPACT: What the virus does to the body RECOVERY: How long does it take? LOCKDOWN: How can we lift restrictions? ENDGAME: How do we get out of this mess? England remains at level four on the government's Covid-19 alert system, which means transmission of the virus is high or rising exponentially. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Risk in UK lockdown easing too soon, warn scientists
Richard told Sky News on Saturday morning: “Nazanin telephoned the prosecutor’s office and no news, got told to call back again next week. Clearly there’s no decision so we’ll be back in touch again next week with the prosecutor’s office to see if there’s any news.” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus UK LIVE: Fears over second wave of Covid-19 deaths as lockdown measures set to ease and deaths hit 38,376
Another tracer who spoke about pay problems also said: "We received a message last night saying confidentiality was required to ensure the success of the programme - which sounds a bit like if you speak out, you are responsible for the failure of the programme. Which is so wrong." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Test and trace programme ‘hit by more problems’ on day two
The virus is expected to break out in pockets across the country, but neither testing nor tracing is yet up to speed. Health secretary Matt Hancock “launched” test and track yesterday morning because it was promised for 1 June’s primary school openings, not because it’s ready. Anyone can do a “launch” – I can announce the launch of my new career as a brain surgeon or a tight-rope walker. This government’s bad habit of announcing and failing, overpromising and underdelivering, raises fears that they don’t know if this is really time to ease up. … [Read more...] about For test and trace to work, the public needs to trust this government. But how can we?