Police forces reveal worst lockdown speeding cases in their areas

Speeding during lockdown has become an unwelcome by-product of the Government’s fight against coronavirus. With restrictions on who can and can’t drive being eased in recent weeks, the roads are starting to return to their usual traffic levels – meaning fewer empty highways for heavy-footed motorists to exploit and break the law. And there have … Read more Police forces reveal worst lockdown speeding cases in their areas

Latin America reaches 50,000 Covid deaths and more than a million cases

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases globally surpassed six million today, figures from John Hopkins University reveal.      The rising figures come as Brazil, which has become the hotspot of South America’s outbreak, registered a record 33,274 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday. The latest figures, which bring the total number of cases in Brazil to … Read more Latin America reaches 50,000 Covid deaths and more than a million cases

Britain abandoned Covid test and track because officials could only handle FIVE cases per week

Britain abandoned test and trace for coronavirus earlier this year because officials could only handle FIVE cases per week, SAGE documents show NHS’ Test and Trace programme was launched on May 28 amid difficulties Routine testing ended on March 12 as Boris Johnson told people to stay at home But Sage documents reveal a desperate … Read more Britain abandoned Covid test and track because officials could only handle FIVE cases per week

Chinese city of 2.8million braces for second wave of coronavirus cases from ‘mysterious source’

A north-eastern Chinese city with 2.8million residents has been hit with a fresh wave of coronavirus cases as officials scramble to hunt down the ‘unknown source’ of a new infection cluster. The city of Mudanjiang in Heilongjiang province has recorded a total of 11 domestic infections with no symptoms in the past three days, prompting … Read more Chinese city of 2.8million braces for second wave of coronavirus cases from ‘mysterious source’

Coronavirus in sewage can predict outbreaks up to a WEEK before cases peak

Monitoring sewage for high concentrations of coronavirus genetic material might help officials predict new outbreaks up to seven days early, new research suggests.  Scientists have recently confirmed that while spit and mucus from coughs and sneezes are the main ways that coronavirus is transmitted, humans also ‘shed’ the virus in feces.  Yale University scientists have … Read more Coronavirus in sewage can predict outbreaks up to a WEEK before cases peak