Covid UK: 16 cases of ANOTHER new variant found in February

There have so far been 16 cases of the new ‘Variant Under Investigation’, temporarily named B1.1.318 Another new coronavirus variant has been detected in the UK which has a mutation that may help it escape immunity. There have so far been 16 cases of the new ‘Variant Under Investigation’, temporarily named B1.1.318, Public Health England … Read more

Coronavirus UK: Covid cases are falling again after flat February, study finds

Covid cases are falling again after blip in February: Symptom-tracker app claims daily infections have dropped by 15% to 8,000 this week after hovering at 10,000 a day Covid Symptom Study estimates there are now 8,111 people developing Covid-19 every day in the UK  This was down 15% from 9,545 last week after cases hung … Read more

CDC did not contact trace flights with first cases of UK and Brazil variant

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has admitted it did not perform contact tracing on flights that some of the earliest patients with the UK and Brazil coronavirus variants were on. In one weekly report, the federal health agency discussed a patient who traveled to the UK and came back infected with the … Read more

Isle of Man goes into 21-day ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown due to rise in Covid cases

Isle of Man goes into 21-day ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown due to rise in Covid cases linked to ferry crew member – a month after all restrictions were lifted including social distancing There have been 60 new Covid cases in the last two weeks linked to ferry worker It was announced the island will go into 21-day … Read more

BREAKING NEWS: Covid-19 test centre is hit by explosion in Dutch town that has seen surge in cases

BREAKING NEWS: Covid-19 test centre is hit by explosion in Dutch town that has seen surge in cases By Afp Published: 07:56 GMT, 3 March 2021 | Updated: 07:56 GMT, 3 March 2021 A Covid-19 test centre was hit by an explosion in the Netherlands today in an area which has suffered a surge in … Read more

First cases of Manaus variant of Covid from Brazil is found in UK

First cases of Manaus variant of Covid from Brazil is found in UK: Mutant strain may spread quicker and respond less well to vaccines By Jack Wright For Mailonline Published: 17:05 GMT, 28 February 2021 | Updated: 17:07 GMT, 28 February 2021 Public Health England (PHE) have identified the first UK cases of the Manaus … Read more

Is Covid winter OVER? Cases fall by a FIFTH to 6,035 and deaths plummet to 144

Sunshine and new hope: Covid cases fall by a FIFTH to 6,035 and deaths plummet to 144 as vaccinations pass 20millon mark and sun lovers get out to enjoy start of Spring By James Gant For Mailonline Published: 16:19 GMT, 28 February 2021 | Updated: 16:43 GMT, 28 February 2021 Advertisement Britain has reported a … Read more

Is Covid winter OVER? Cases fall by a FIFTH to 6,035 and deaths plummet to 141

Is Covid winter OVER? Cases fall by a FIFTH to 6,035 and deaths plummet to 141 as vaccinations pass 20millon mark and sun lovers get out to enjoy start of Spring By James Gant For Mailonline Published: 16:19 GMT, 28 February 2021 | Updated: 16:35 GMT, 28 February 2021 Advertisement Britain has reported a further … Read more

Covid alert is DOWNGRADED to level four as cases fall

The coronavirus alert level was downgraded to level four today amid calling cases – but Boris Johnson again rejected calls to bring forward lockdown easing. The PM denied there was any ‘wiggle room’ to speed up the roadmap and relieve the burden on the economy, despite the shift from the Joint Biosecurity Centre.  In a … Read more

Coronavirus UK: Surge testing restarts in Ealing, West London amid South Africa variant cases

Surge Covid testing deployed in part of West London after ‘a small number’ of cases of the South African variant are found Community testing for people without symptoms starting in Ealing, West London South Africa variant cases found in Acton, Greenford, Southall, West Ealing Department of Health trying to contain outbreaks of the mutated strain … Read more