Coronavirus: 3,000 people put into ‘hard lockdown’ as cases soar in Melbourne tower blocks | World News

Nine inner-city tower blocks, home to 3,000 people, have been placed in “hard lockdown” after a surge in coronavirus infections in Melbourne, Australia. Residents have been told they are not allowed to leave their homes and police have been stationed in the area after more than 27 cases were recorded among 12 households in large […]

NHS England launches coronavirus recovery service | Coronavirus outbreak

NHS England has announced the creation of a coronavirus recovery service to support survivors experiencing long-term effects from the virus. Announced on the 72nd birthday of the NHS, this new branch of NHS England will support “tens of thousands” of people who experience both mental and physical effects of the virus, such as lung scarring, […]

Bolivia’s health minister tests positive for COVID-19

Bolivia’s Health Minister Eidy Roca is seen during a ceremony at the presidential palace in La Paz, Bolivia May 28, 2020. Courtesy of Bolivian Presidency/Handout via REUTERS LA PAZ (Reuters) – Bolivia’s Health Minister María Eidy Roca has tested positive for COVID-19 though is in stable condition, the ministry said on Sunday, as a sharp […]

Coronavirus: Another 27,000 excess deaths ‘likely’ if government continues on this path, warns top scientist | UK News

A further 27,000 excess deaths are “likely” between now and next April under the current approach to tackling the coronavirus pandemic, a former government chief scientific adviser says. Sir David King, who has been critical of the easing of lockdown measures, told Sky’s Sophy Ridge On Sunday, “we need to look at the fastest route […]

County lines gangs disguised drug couriers as key workers during coronavirus lockdown | UK news

Criminal gangs have been dressing young drug mules as nurses and Deliveroo workers to deliver cocaine, heroin and illegally acquired prescription drugs during lockdown, according to a senior officer in charge of tackling county lines dealing at one of the UK’s biggest police forces. Supt Andy O’Connor of Merseyside police said Liverpool drug lords forced […]

Two North Wales counties report new coronavirus infections, latest figures show

WREXHAM and Anglesey are the only two counties to see a rise in new coronavirus cases, latest figures confirm. Public Health Wales figures reveal that there have been nine new cases in North Wales in the last day. Of which, seven were in Wrexham and two in Anglesey. Everywhere else across North Wales saw no […]

Kamaru Usman will fight Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251 pending COVID-19 tests, per report

Jorge Masvidal has reportedly stepped in to fight Kamaru Usman at next weekend’s UFC 251, according to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani. Negotiations for Usman vs. Masvidal are done, per sources. All sides agreed to terms. Usman is en route to LV; Masvidal landed earlier. Once at the hotel, they’ll have to take a COVID test and […]

Wolverhampton and Dudley flagged as potential coronavirus hotspots heading for local lockdown

Analysis by King’s College London of data provided by local volunteers suggests the two Black Country boroughs are second only to Leicester in terms of being potential hotspots. The same team used data from their Covid tracker app to predict Leicester’s fate ahead of it being put under a local lockdown at the beginning of […]