Covid UK: Not a single outbreak linked to Scotland ‘staycations’ last summer

Professor Mark Woolhouse, professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh Britons from other parts of the UK who holidayed in rural Scotland last year did not cause any coronavirus outbreaks, a top Government scientist claimed today. Professor Mark Woolhouse, an infectious disease expert at Edinburgh University, said that, despite being ‘very busy, … Read more

Covid UK: Not a single outbreak linked to Scotland ‘staycations’ last summer

Professor Mark Woolhouse, professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh Britons from other parts of the UK who holidayed in rural Scotland last year did not cause any coronavirus outbreaks, a top Government scientist claimed today. Professor Mark Woolhouse, an infectious disease expert at Edinburgh University, said that, despite being ‘very busy, … Read more

Manchester United ‘struck by Covid outbreak just HOURS before game against Newcastle’

Manchester United hit by Covid outbreak just HOURS before Newcastle clash… with Nicky Butt to join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the dugout after some of his coaching staff go into isolation A number of Manchester United’s first-team coaches have contracted Covid-19  Nicky Butt and Mark Dempsey will step in for United’s fixture against Newcastle The … Read more

Manchester United ‘struck by Covid outbreak just HOURS before game against Newcastle’

Manchester United hit by Covid outbreak just HOURS before Newcastle clash… with Nicky Butt to join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the dugout after some of his coaching staff go into isolation A number of Manchester United’s first-team coaches have contracted Covid-19  Nicky Butt and Mark Dempsey will step in for United’s fixture against Newcastle The … Read more

Fewer non-Covid deaths are occurring now than during the peak of Britain’s outbreak last spring

Fewer non-coronavirus deaths are occurring now than during the peak of Britain’s outbreak last spring because the pandemic front-loaded fatalities, scientists have said.  Official figures show 136,111 people have so far passed away from reasons other than coronavirus in England and Wales since the start of November, when the second wave took hold. This was below … Read more

Has Britain’s Covid outbreak STOPPED shrinking? Symptom-tracking app warns of a ‘hitch’

Covid symptoms appears to be on the rise in Scotland, Wales Northern Ireland and parts of England, raising fears that Britain’s outbreak has stopped shrinking. Scientists behind a symptom tracking app have spotted cases are ‘starting to trend up again’ and called it a ‘hitch’ after five weeks of sustained drops. Figures show the biggest increase … Read more

Victoria’s Covid outbreak could have spread across Australia after Melbourne Airport café exposed

Melbourne Airport Terminal 4: Brunetti cafe. 04.45am-1.15pm on 9/2/2021 Brighton: North Point Cafe, 2B North Rd. 08.10-09.30 on 31/1/2021. Case dined outside and used bathroom Brandon Park: Kmart, Brandon Park Shopping Centre, Cnr Springvale Rd and Ferntree Gully Rd. 16.35-17.10 on 31/1/2021. Case attended venue Clayton South: Nakama Workshop, 85 Main Rd. 11.15-12.00 on 1/2/2021. … Read more

Scottish care home where 19 residents died in Covid outbreak is slammed by watchdog

A care home has been slammed for uncleanliness after 19 residents died during the coronavirus pandemic. Staff at Lomond Court Nursing Home in Glenrothes, Fife, left clean laundry on the floor and uncovered milk and food in a dirty fridge that was not connected to power. The Care Inspectorate raised serious concerns and judged the … Read more

Scottish care home where 19 residents died in Covid outbreak is slammed by watchdog

A care home has been slammed for uncleanliness after 19 residents died during the coronavirus pandemic. Staff at Lomond Court Nursing Home in Glenrothes, Fife, left clean laundry on the floor and uncovered milk and food in a dirty fridge that was not connected to power. The Care Inspectorate raised serious concerns and judged the … Read more

Boris Johnson says Government is working ‘flat out’ to counter Covid outbreak at DVLA offices

Boris Johnson today vowed the Government is ‘working flat-out’ after a Covid outbreak at the DVLA headquarters. More than 500 cases have been identified at the driving agency’s offices in Swansea between September and December last year, after bosses allegedly told staff with symptoms to return to work. It is thought to be Britain’s biggest … Read more