Coronavirus UK: Top Covid Omicron symptom in patients revealed by new data as cases surge in England

Covid-19 infections in the UK have jumped by around 7 per cent, with the ongoing rise still driven by the newest Omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5. Hospital numbers are also continuing to... Read more »

Covid deaths in England may rise as cases in over-55s increase | Coronavirus

A rise in Covid infections in the over-55s could see an increased number of hospitalisations and deaths in the coming weeks, experts have warned. Imperial College London’s latest React-1 study found that... Read more »

COVID-19: Record 4.9 million people in UK had coronavirus in week to 26 March, ONS says | UK News

A record number of people in the UK are estimated to have COVID-19 in the week leading up to 26 March, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows. It said... Read more »

COVID-19: The fullest data to date has dropped on coronavirus deaths in England and Wales – here’s what it tells us | UK News

Two years since COVID prompted the first UK lockdown, new figures reveal more detail about the numbers of additional deaths that occurred during the pandemic. Professor Chris Whitty, the chief medical officer,... Read more »

Johnson signals early end to England’s COVID isolation rules | Coronavirus pandemic News

Law requiring those infected to isolate could be scrapped this month as PM plans to end domestic COVID restrictions. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that laws requiring people in England... Read more »

COVID-19: All remaining coronavirus restrictions lifted in England | UK News

People in England who test positive for COVID are no longer legally required to self-isolate. From today, all remaining restrictions have been replaced by the government’s “living with COVID plan”. This comes... Read more »

What are the coronavirus rules in the four UK nations?

People who test positive for Covid-19 in England are no longer obliged to self-isolate under law. What are the current coronavirus rules across the UK nations? Lateral flow tests have been free... Read more »

Airline fined for breaking coronavirus travel rules

A n airline has been fined for not ensuring passengers complied with England’s coronavirus rules, the aviation regulator has announced. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said Romanian firm Blue Air pleaded guilty... Read more »

UK will have ‘flu-type’ relationship with coronavirus by end of the year, says Government adviser

Dr Mike Tildesley, from the University of Warwick and a member of the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Modelling group (Spi-M), said that the latest Covid-19 case figures were “cautiously good news” which could... Read more »

COVID-19: Margaret Ferrier to stand trial accused of visiting salon, leisure centre and church while having coronavirus symptoms | UK News

An MP will stand trial accused of travelling between Glasgow and London despite knowing that she had COVID symptoms. Margaret Ferrier is accused of wilfully exposing people “to the risk of infection,... Read more »