The R, which refers to the number of people that an infected person will pass COVID-19 on to, is between 0.8 and 1 across the UK, according to the figures released on Friday by the Government Office for Science and the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE). … [Read more...] about COVID-19: UK’s R number drops sharply to between 0.8 and 1 – suggesting lockdown is slowing spread of virus
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Disappointed fans due to descend on Worthy Farm, Somerset, from June 23-28 said the move was understandable, but Tory MP Julian Knight, chairman of the Commons culture committee, called it a 'devastating' blow and criticised the government's failure to set up an insurance scheme to save major events. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson will hold No10 press conference at 5pm today as up to 70 furious Tories demand ‘road map’ for lifting lockdown from March – amid fears he is ready to keep Covid restrictions in place until the SUMMER
Should schools reopen in January given what we know about the variant? It is a great advantage that schools are not open at this time, said Hayward. “I think one of the questions to me is whether it’s really sensible to be going back early in January even with a staggered start for planning to get all students back to school. … [Read more...] about What do we know about the fast-spreading Covid variant in UK?