Covid 19 in UK

UK prepares to vaccinate children ages 12-15 against Covid-19

Britain's medicines regulator has approved the use of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for the 12 to 15 age group.

published on : 28th August 2021

UK lifts 'all but essential' travel advice for India as Covid-19 pressure eases

India moved from the UK's red list travel ban to amber on August 8 and now the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office advisory has been updated to coincide with the easing of rules.

published on : 17th August 2021

Covid self-isolation rules ease for fully vaccinated in UK 

If someone develops symptoms of the virus, the government says they should self-isolate and get a PCR test, and stay in isolation until the result comes back.

published on : 16th August 2021

UK PM Boris Johnson decides not to self-isolate after aide's positive Covid test; sparks Opposition anger

'It's clear the Prime Minister hasn't learned anything from what happened last time he tried to cook up a reason to be above the rules everyone else has to follow,' said Labour party chair Anneliese.

published on : 7th August 2021

'This is a special moment': UK clubbers shed Covid-19 fears and hit dance floor

The easing of virus restrictions in England was a major cause of celebration for nightclubs, which have been unable to operate since March 2020.

published on : 19th July 2021

UK health minister Sajid Javid tests positive for Covid-19 despite being fully vaccinated

'I'm grateful that I've had two jabs of the vaccine and so far, my symptoms are very mild,' UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said.

published on : 17th July 2021

Covid infections cross 40,000 cases in UK first time since January

It comes as most parts of the UK are set to lift all lockdown restrictions from next week of July.

published on : 14th July 2021

Covid-19: London Mayor keeps face masks mandatory for public transport

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said face coverings would no longer be a legal requirement in England when lockdown restrictions are lifted.

published on : 14th July 2021

When can masks be ditched? UK PM Boris Johnson to revamp Coronavirus rules

A final decision will be announced on July 12 based on a series of tests, including vaccination rates and the risks posed by new virus variants.

published on : 5th July 2021

Covid-19: Italy to require five-day quarantines for travellers from United Kingdom

Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza on Friday said he signed that order as concern builds about a soaring increase of coronavirus cases in Britain involving the delta variant.

published on : 18th June 2021

UK PM Boris Johnson delays Covid lockdown end by 4 more weeks to July 19

Scientists and health officials have called for a delay in lifting all social distance norms in order to allow the vaccination programme to gain further ground

published on : 14th June 2021

France to introduce tougher mandatory COVID-19 quarantine for people coming from UK

Government spokesman Gabriel Attal said the new measure will be similar to limits imposed in Germany on people travelling from the UK.

published on : 26th May 2021

Surge testing as South African Covid variant cluster found in London

All identified cases are isolating or have completed their isolation, and their contacts have been traced and asked to isolate.

published on : 13th April 2021

UK to trial 'Covid status certification' certificates at mass events amid rise in cases

The government is to announce that the system will be tested at events from mid-April including the FA Cup Semi-Final and Final at Wembley Stadium, the statement said.

published on : 4th April 2021

UK PM Boris Johnson promises 'permanent memorial' to lives lost to Covid-19

The UK's death toll from the deadly coronavirus now stands at 126,284, around the sixth largest in the world as a proportion of the population.

published on : 24th March 2021