"For more businesses to reopen, for public services to get back to normal, for more of us to be able to meet indoors, for our children to go back to school full-time - all of those collective benefits depend on the decisions we make as individuals now and in the days and weeks to come." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Scotland’s five-mile travel limit lifted
"At every stage we have done what we thought was best based on the knowledge that we had a at the time. Of course mistakes will have been made and we learn as our knowledge of this virus increases. But the suggestion that any of us acted recklessly or without due care and attention to older people is frankly one that is not true." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Sturgeon ‘haunted’ by virus impact on care homes
Asked about the scheme, Mr Shapps said: 'I am indeed in touch with Swissport and following those trials and proposals very closely indeed and as I indicated in a question or two back we do believe it is important to provide international standards and that may well include specific types of testing.' … [Read more...] about Holiday air-bridge lift-off: France, Spain and Italy are on list of quarantine-free holiday destinations as government FINALLY publishes guidelines
Downing Street was expected to publish a list on Monday of countries which will no longer be subject to the 14-day self-isolation rules but, thanks to Ms Sturgeon's grand-standing, the decision has repeatedly been pushed back, causing holiday chaos and stoking growing anger among businesses, such as travel companies and airlines, that have been so hard hit by Covid. … [Read more...] about ‘Mass testing’ at UK airports to save our summer holidays: Grant Shapps will FINALLY unveil list of 60 ‘safe’ countries today – including France, Spain, Italy and New Zealand – but will they want Brits to go there?
The numbers of cases only include those who have been tested for Covid-19. The actual number of cases is likely to be much higher as many people with symptoms have not been tested. Cases data for England comes from Public Health England and includes only tests carried out by public health bodies. This is known as “pillar 1” testing. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus UK: are Covid-19 cases rising or falling near you?