Emergency talks underway to rescue No10’s ‘air bridge’ holiday plan

Emergency talks were under way last night to prevent Nicola Sturgeon from undermining plans for ‘air bridges’ to popular holiday destinations. Ministers agreed a new traffic light system last week that would pave the way for the creation of ‘travel corridors’, allowing tourists to visit certain ‘green’ countries deemed safe without the need to quarantine at … Read more Emergency talks underway to rescue No10’s ‘air bridge’ holiday plan

Coronavirus UK: 23 new fatalities in preliminary death toll

Britain today announced 23 more coronavirus deaths in the preliminary toll — including none in Scotland for the fourth day in a row.  Department of Health chiefs have yet to confirm the final daily figure, which is often higher because it takes into account laboratory-confirmed fatalities in all settings. The early count — which only … Read more Coronavirus UK: 23 new fatalities in preliminary death toll

Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 43,414 with 186 new fatalities

Britain today announced 186 more coronavirus deaths as worrying official data shows the average number of daily victims has risen for the second day in a row. Department of Health data shows the official daily toll is 7.5 per cent higher than the 173 recorded last Friday, amid mounting fears the UK could be rocked … Read more Coronavirus UK: Death toll hits 43,414 with 186 new fatalities

Coronavirus UK: 149 new fatalities

Britain today announced 149 more Covid-19 deaths as the outbreak that has plagued the nation for three months continues to retreat.  Department of Health chiefs — who also recorded 1,118 more cases of the disease — say the laboratory-confirmed death toll now stands at 43,230 since the first victim was recorded at the start of March. But … Read more Coronavirus UK: 149 new fatalities

Coronavirus UK: 64 new fatalities in preliminary death toll

Britain today announced 154 more Covid-19 deaths and just 653 coronavirus cases, in the lowest daily jump for more than three months as the outbreak continues to fizzle out.  Department of Health figures show the overall number of victims has now topped 43,000 — but other grim data taking into account all suspected deaths reveals the … Read more Coronavirus UK: 64 new fatalities in preliminary death toll