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New UK lockdown likely sooner rather than later, ex-advisor warns

New UK lockdown likely sooner rather than later, ex-advisor warns

Britain is likely to need to reintroduce some national coronavirus lockdown measures sooner rather than later, a leading epidemiologist and former senior government health advisor said on Saturday.

Britain eyes normal life by Christmas, but preparing for second Covid-19 wave

Britain eyes normal life by Christmas, but preparing for second Covid-19 wave

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he hoped Britain could return to normality before Christmas, setting out a phased removal of lockdown restrictions, but warned that while he was hoping for the best, the country must

Britain puts $10 million into study on long term effects of Covid-19

Britain puts $10 million into study on long term effects of Covid-19

Britain is putting 8.4 million pounds ($10.49 million) into a new study to examine the long-term effects of Covid-19 on patients, the health ministry said on Sunday

Britain reviews distancing rule for next stage of easing lockdown

Britain reviews distancing rule for next stage of easing lockdown

Britain is reviewing its two-metre social distancing rule ahead of the next stage of lockdown easing planned for July 4, when bars, restaurants and hairdressers could reopen in England, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said

Britain at a very dangerous moment in the pandemic, health official says

Britain at a very dangerous moment in the pandemic, health official says

Britain is at a very dangerous moment as it starts to ease some of its lockdown measures, England's deputy chief medical officer said on Saturday

With 'Stay Alert' message, Britain's Johnson to set out plan for gradual lockdown easing

With 'Stay Alert' message, Britain's Johnson to set out plan for gradual lockdown easing

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out a five-tier warning system for the coronavirus in England on Sunday when he outlines the government's roadmap for gradually easing lockdown

Britain nears grim milestone of 20,000 coronavirus hospital deaths

Britain nears grim milestone of 20,000 coronavirus hospital deaths

Britain could hit the grim milestone of 20,000 Covid-19 deaths later on Saturday, when the daily count is added to the current toll of 19,506 people who tested positive for the new coronavirus and died in hospital.

Care home charity warns UK deaths could be over 7,000

Care home charity warns UK deaths could be over 7,000

The number of people killed by the coronavirus in Britain's care homes could be as high as 7,500, the sector's main charity warned.