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Coronavirus: Nurse at Liverpool’s Aintree Hospital dies

Image copyright GoogleImage caption Staff nurse at Aintree University Hospital Liz Glanister died on Friday A “long-serving” nurse at a Liverpool hospital has died after testing positive for Covid-19. Staff nurse at Aintree University Hospital Liz Glanister died on Friday, the trust which runs it said. Dianne Brown, chief nurse at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS […]

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Coronavirus: Sunbathing ‘against social distancing rules’

Image copyright ReutersImage caption Members of the public have been urged to stay at home during warmer weather this weekend Sunbathing in public spaces is against the government’s coronavirus social distancing rules, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Mr Hancock told Sky’s Sophy Ridge it is “quite unbelievable” that a minority of the public are […]

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Coronavirus: ‘Serious mistakes’ made, says Starmer

Image copyright Getty Images Failure to provide enough protective equipment for frontline workers and delays over testing have been “serious mistakes” in tackling coronavirus, the new Labour leader has said. Sir Keir Starmer said in an article in the Sunday Times, that ministers took too long to explain why they were “so far behind” on […]

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Coronavirus: Two Pentonville Prison staff members die

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Staff at Pentonville Prison are believed to have held a tribute to their colleagues Two staff members at Pentonville Prison in north London have died after showing symptoms of coronavirus, the Prison Officers’ Association (POA) has said. The men, Bovil Peter and Patrick Beckford, worked as support staff. Both are […]

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Coronavirus: Five London bus workers die, union confirms

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Five London bus workers have died after being diagnosed with coronavirus Five London bus workers have died after contracting coronavirus. Unite said their members had been doing “a heroic job in getting NHS and care workers to their places of work” and described the loss as a “tragedy”. Regional secretary […]

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Coronavirus: Fears for lockdown over weekend of sunshine

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Brighton seafront is one place that traditionally sees large crowds on a sunny weekend Police face “one of their biggest challenges” of the lockdown this weekend as sunny weather risks drawing crowds to parks and beauty spots. Katy Bourne, Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, told the BBC officers were telling […]