- First patients arrive at London’s new coronavirus hospital 07 Apr, 2020 - The first patients have been admitted to the new Nightingale Hospital in London, which has been set up in just nine days at the Excel Exhibition Centre to handle the coronavirus crisis.
- PM Johnson, battling coronavirus, set for second night in intensive care 07 Apr, 2020 - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was set to spend a second night in intensive care on Tuesday to help him fight off a coronavirus infection, with his designated deputy saying he would... Read More
- PM Johnson is stable, still in intensive care – Downing Street 07 Apr, 2020 - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson condition is stable and he remains in intensive care for close monitoring, a spokesman for his office said on Tuesday.
- Northern Irish women told to sail to England for abortions despite pandemic 07 Apr, 2020 - Northern Irish women seeking an abortion have been told they must take an 8-hour ferry to England despite the lockdown, as the regional government resists pressure to offer abortions locally and the... Read More
- Raab: I’m confident in arrangements PM has put in place while in hospital 07 Apr, 2020 - British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday Boris Johnson had asked him to deputise for as long as necessary and he had confidence in the arrangements the prime minister had put... Read More
- PM Johnson ‘stable’ in intensive care, needed oxygen after COVID-19 worsened 07 Apr, 2020 - British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday he was confident that Prime Minister Boris Johnson, in intensive care with a coronavirus infection, would pull through because “he’s a fighter”.
- UK will share more legal texts with EU shortly – Brexit trade deal negotiator 07 Apr, 2020 - Britain remains in touch with the European Union over negotiations for a trade deal and will share further legal texts with the bloc shortly, the country’s Brexit negotiator David Frost said on... Read More
- Britain is making progress on coronavirus testing but still work to do – Raab 07 Apr, 2020 - Britain is making progress towards its target of 100,000 daily coronavirus tests, British foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday, even as a top health official admitted that Britain was behind Germany... Read More
- UK coronavirus cases not accelerating but too early to call a peak – chief science adviser 07 Apr, 2020 - Britain is not seeing an acceleration in the number of cases of COVID-19 but it is too early to tell whether the coronavirus outbreak is peaking, the government’s Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick... Read More
- Britain to reveal trial criteria for coronavirus antibody tests 07 Apr, 2020 - British regulators will this week reveal approval criteria for firms offering new coronavirus antibody tests, touted by governments in Britain and elsewhere as critical to easing nationwide lockdowns without helping the virus... Read More
- Raab says PM Johnson breathing without assistance, continues to be monitored 07 Apr, 2020 - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is breathing without any assistance and continues to be monitored in critical care, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Tuesday.
- UK-wide coronavirus death toll increases by 786 to 6,159 07 Apr, 2020 - The United Kingdom coronavirus death toll rose by 786 to 6,159 people as of 1600 GMT on April 6, the health ministry said on Tuesday.
- Queen Elizabeth wishes PM Johnson a speedy recovery 07 Apr, 2020 - Britain’s Queen Elizabeth wished Prime Minister Boris Johnson a “full and speedy recovery” and sent a message of support to his pregnant fiancée and his family.
- Queen Elizabeth thanks health workers around the world 07 Apr, 2020 - Britain’s Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday sent a message of “enduring appreciation and good wishes” to health workers around the world for World Health Day.
- England’s coronavirus death toll rises 758 to 5,655 07 Apr, 2020 - England’s hospital death toll from the coronavirus rose 758 to 5,655, the health service said.
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