We've lost a lot to Covid — but we all learned what really matters

I AM not the first to observe that, for those of us who have not lived through wartime, this pandemic is the most challenging and destructive thing many have endured. Until Covid-19 came into our lives around a year ago, we were all living not so much cosseted lives but perhaps sleepwalking through every day […]

UK's official Covid R rate stalls – as it creeps up in 3 regions

BRITAIN'S official coronavirus R rate has stayed the same this week – but crept up in three regions, new figures show. The R rate – which represents the number of people an infected person will pass Covid onto – is between 0.6 and 0.9 across the UK, Sage said today. 🦠 Read our coronavirus live blog for the […]

The most common Covid symptoms that affect young people

CORONAVIRUS symptoms can be different depending on how old you are, experts have claimed. The most common symptoms such as a new persistent cough -were not found in younger patients who had contracted the virus, one study found. 🦠 Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates… Since the start of the pandemic experts […]

New COVID cases identified in Auckland

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. Auckland: Three new COVID-19 cases have been identified in New Zealand, linked to an Auckland high school. Earlier on Tuesday a student of Papatoetoe High School in East Auckland returned a positive test. It was followed by two of the student’s siblings, a teenager and an […]