Coronavirus: Go Outdoors calls in administrators

Image copyright Go Outdoors Go Outdoors’ owner has called in administrators for the business as the effects of coronavirus piles pressure on High Street retailers. JD Sports, which owns Go Outdoors, said the Covid-19 lockdown had brought into “sharper focus” the costs of the business, especially its lease terms. After appointing administrators, JD Sports then […]

Coronavirus: Daily Downing Street press conference scrapped

Image copyright PA Media Image caption The daily presentation of slides is no more The daily Downing Street press conference on coronavirus has been stopped, the government has announced. Boris Johnson led the final regular briefing, flanked by chief advisers Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance. From now on televised briefings will be given on […]

France’s COVID-19 daily death toll jumps with weekly nursing homes data

FILE PHOTO: Customers sits on sidewalks outside the Mesturet restaurant amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Paris, France June 15, 2020. REUTERS/Charles Platiau PARIS (Reuters) – The number of people who died from coronavirus infection in France rose by 57 to 29,720 on Tuesday, more than twice as much as Monday, with the health ministry […]

England v Pakistan: Ten players from touring squad have coronavirus

Pace bowler Wahab Riaz was among the latest seven Pakistan players to test positive for coronavirus Seven more Pakistan players have tested positive for coronavirus, taking the total to 10. However, players who have tested negative will depart for the tour of England on 28 June. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief executive Wasim Khan said: […]

Novak Djokovic: World number one ‘so sorry’ after testing positive for coronavirus

On 18 June, Borna Coric (left), Grigor Dimitrov (second left), Novak Djokovic (second right) and Alexander Zverev played basketball in Zadar, Croatia. All apart from Zverev have since tested positive for coronavirus World number one Novak Djokovic said he is “so sorry” after becoming the latest tennis player to test positive for Covid-19. Grigor Dimitrov, […]

Babcock in ‘strong position’ to deal with COVID-19

BABCOCK International is said to be in a “strong position” to deal with the impact of coronavirus after reporting growth in its defence division. The engineering giant did, however, admit that they will enter the next financial year with “uncertainty.” Babcock have revealed that staff who can are currently working from home but that the […]

MOD funds predictive sepsis test for coronavirus patients

Ploughshare Innovations, a Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) spin-out firm, has funded the development of a revolutionary test that has the potential to predict whether coronavirus patients will develop Sepsis before symptoms appear. £200,000 of initial seed funding has been awarded to Presymptom Health, a medical diagnostics company in Wiltshire founded by scientists to […]

Recovered Covid-19 patients told not to be complacent after Skye care home worker re-tests positive

RESIDENTS and staff at a Skye care home which has already been subject to a Covid-19 outbreak are to be checked again for the virus after a worker who has recovered tested positive for the disease. Scotland’s chief medical officer, Dr Gregor Smith, urged caution and stressed that somebody who has recovered from Covid-19 who […]