France expands free COVID-19 testing as infection rates rise

FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron speaks with officials as he casts his ballot at a polling station during the second round of French municipal elections, that was delayed due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, France June 28, 2020. Yoan Valat/Pool/File Photo PARIS (Reuters) – French health authorities are […]

Jair Bolsonaro announces negative coronavirus test result | Brazil News

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has announced he has tested negative for the new coronavirus more than two weeks after being diagnosed on July 7, appearing to attribute his recovery to an unproven malaria drug.   “RT-PCR for Sars-Cov 2: negative. Good morning everyone,” the 65-year-old tweeted, along with a photo of himself smiling and holding […]

Spanish soccer club Fuenlabrada confirm 12 more COVID-19 cases [Video]

VIDEO SHOWS: FUENLABRADA SOCCER PLAYER BEING TRANSFERRED TO HOSPITAL AFTER TESTING POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS / HOTEL WHERE SPANISH SECOND DIVISION TEAM FUENLABRADA REMAIN UNDER LOCKDOWN AFTER PLAYERS TESTED POSITIVE FOR CORONAVIRUS/ VOX POPS RESENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT SHOWS: A CORUNA, SPAIN (JULY 24, 2020) (FORTA – NO USE SPAIN) 1. HEALTH WORKERS WEARING SPECIAL PROTECTIVE […]

Coronavirus: Signs tell shoppers ‘stay seven Chihuahuas apart’

Image copyright sprout.uk.com Image caption Katrina Collins wanted to lighten the mood and create a talking point in Montgomery Stern signs instructing people to queue two metres apart have become part of life since lockdown. But graphic designer Keith Williams and friend Katrina Collins wanted to lighten the mood and create a talking point. So […]

Wales sees no new coronavirus deaths for fifth time this week and the 11th time this month

Wales has recorded no new coronavirus deaths for the fifth time this week. Public Health Wales (PHW) announced on Saturday, July 25, that the number of deaths with lab-confirmed Covid-19 since the outbreak began remained at 1,548. There have now been no new deaths reported by the NHS trust on 11 occasions this month (July […]

Advice given after coronavirus outbreak at Craven Arms caravan site

Rachel Robinson said the situation is ongoing and while the risk to the general public is low, outbreaks such as these are “not uncommon at this stage of the pandemic”. Ms Robinson added that the authority’s officers are working with those affected on the site, providing essential supplies such as medication while they self-isolate. Testing […]

The UK’s app failure sums up our fatally flawed coronavirus response | John Naughton | Opinion

I’ve just been looking at the coronavirus death toll in various countries as tallied on the Johns Hopkins University Covid-19 tracker. At the time I checked, the UK had 45,407 deaths, Poland had 1,642, Ireland had 1,753, and Greece had – wait for it – 197. “Ah, yes,” you say, “but of course the UK […]

Coronavirus: Drinkers urged to self-isolate as 16 COVID-19 cases linked to pub | UK News

People who visited a pub in West Sussex earlier this month are being advised to self-isolate after it was linked to 16 coronavirus cases. The Downsman in Crawley temporarily closed last Sunday as two members of staff tested positive for COVID-19. Crawley Borough Council is now urging anybody who was in the premises between 9 […]