Are Tier 3 restrictions working? Infection rates in some areas go down

Are Tier 3 restrictions working? Infection rates in some of the areas that have been locked down the longest are going down – but most of them ARE still rising Infection rates in some Tier 3 areas are finally beginning to fall – but the majority still remain on the rise  Liverpool, Halton, Knowsley, Sefton, Sheffield […]

Which COVID-19 restrictions are likely to ease today?

Victorians have been told there would be 'significant' changes to restrictions on Sunday, but which measures are most likely to be eased or removed? One major change could be extending the current five-kilometre movement limit to allow travel 20 kilometres from home. On Friday, Deputy Chief Health Officer Allen Cheng said health authorities were "considering […]

Covid-19 restrictions could care homes ban visits for a YEAR

Sweeping Covid restrictions on care homes could mean elderly residents don’t see their loved ones for a YEAR, charity warns Age UK said it worried about local public health bosses ordering blanket bans Although infection control is important, the charity said social contact also is They said a lack of visitors risks premature deaths due […]

Sweden considers restrictions as COVID-19 cases rise

Malmo: Sweden's public health agency is discussing imposing new coronavirus restrictions on Stockholm after the city's health chief warned of "worrying signs of increasing infection". It came shortly after Björn Eriksson, Stockholm's health chief, said the long decline in cases in the city had ended. "The downwards trend is broken," he said. "We can only […]

Dublin lockdown restrictions closing pubs restaurants indoor dining

Dublin locked down with further restrictions closing pubs and restaurants for indoor dining – as 30 million euro bail-out announced to help badly hit businesses Restrictions come after experts issued strong warnings over Covid-19 spike   The new rules come into effect from midnight on Friday into Saturday Only pubs that serve food and restaurants with outdoor […]

China slaps restrictions on US diplomats' movements as tensions grow

Secretary Pompeo calls the Chinese Communist Party the single greatest threat to the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo joins Trey Gowdy with insight on ‘Hannity.’ The tit-for-tat between Beijing and America took another turn Friday after China said it was imposing restrictions on American diplomats in response to Washington doing the same. China's Foreign […]

Lockdown restrictions should be lifted by region, starting with London, says leading Government adviser – The Sun

A LEADING government scientific adviser has called for lockdown restrictions to be lifted by region – starting with London. Professor Peter Openshaw, who sits on the Government's New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (Nervtag), suggested releasing measures based on local infection rates. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & […]