UK coronavirus

COVID-19: Half of all adults in UK now vaccinated, says minister

The minister also sought to allay vaccine supply fears as he revealed that Friday marked the highest number of daily vaccinations in the NHS led programme so far.

published on : 20th March 2021

Europe staggers as infectious variants power coronavirus surge

Europe recorded 1 million new COVID-19 cases last week, an increase of 9% from the previous week and a reversal that ended a six-week decline in new infections, WHO said Thursday.

published on : 7th March 2021

UK, four nations fast-track review of modified COVID vaccines

Moderna said on February 24 that it had shipped a variant-specific vaccine candidate to the US National Institutes of Health for review.

published on : 4th March 2021

UK marks one year since treatment of first COVID-19 patients 

Since then, hospitals have treated more than 320,000 patients with COVID, with around one person with the virus admitted to critical care every 30 minutes.

published on : 30th January 2021

UK govt under pressure over continued schools' closure

A dozen MPs from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ruling Conservatives have warned publicly that pupils risk becoming the pandemic's "forgotten victims" and demand schools fully reopen sooner.

published on : 25th January 2021

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero self-isolating after contracting coronavirus

Manchester City have been hard hit by the virus with 11 players and staff testing positive in recent weeks.

published on : 21st January 2021

116 people infected with UK variant of COVID-19 in India: Government

All these persons have been kept in single-room isolation in designated healthcare facilities by respective state governments, the ministry earlier had said.

published on : 16th January 2021

UK rolls out 'Act like you've got it' drive amid 'alarming' COVID-19 spike

The campaign – made up of television, radio and newspaper adverts as well as a social media blitz-comes as the latest daily death toll hit a new peak of 1325 deaths, 68,053 new infections.

published on : 9th January 2021

New COVID-19 strain: Centre allows limited resumption of flights to, from UK

A total of 38 samples have been found to be positive with the new UK variant genome of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, confirmed the Union Health Ministry on Monday. 

published on : 6th January 2021

Union Aviation Minister confirms India-UK flights will restart from January 6, issues SOP

India had suspended all passenger flights connecting the two countries from December 23 to January 7 as a new variant of coronavirus emerged in the UK.

published on : 2nd January 2021

COVID-19: Five Manchester City players to miss Chelsea game

Gabriel Jesus and England defender Kyle Walker tested positive for the coronavirus, and three more positive cases were confirmed on December 28.

published on : 1st January 2021

New COVID-19 strain: 25 people in India test positive for UK variant

These 25 people include the 20 who were found positive with the mutated strain on Tuesday and Wednesday.

published on : 31st December 2020

UK flights could have been allowed with strict checks, feel passengers

Many of them took to Twitter to express their displeasure over the announcement made by the Indian government of extending the suspension of flights till January 7.

published on : 31st December 2020

New COVID-19 strain: India-UK flights to remain suspended till January 7

The Civil Aviation Ministry had last week suspended all flights between the European country and India from December 23 to December 31 as a mutated variant of the coronavirus was detected there.

published on : 30th December 2020

14 more UK returnees test positive for new coronavirus strain, takes tally to 20

The tally includes six people who were found positive for the new virus strain on Tuesday.

published on : 30th December 2020
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