Coronavirus

People wearing face masks walk past a hand sanitiser station in a near-deserted Piccadilly Circus in London, England, on October 15, 2020. London is to be placed under "Tier 2" coronavirus lockdown measures from this weekend, which will introduce a ban on people from different households from mixing anywhere indoors, spelling particular concern for the already badly-affected hospitality industry. Several other parts of the country are also to see their covid-19 restrictions similarly stepped-up. The three-tier system for England came into effect this week, with each area of the country classed as being on a medium, high or very high alert (otherwise known as Tiers 1 to 3). (Photo by David Cliff/NurPhoto)

Coronavirus update: Circuit breaker potentially soon, Raab slams Russian lies, death toll surge expected

HERE’S a round-up of today’s latest news on the coronavirus pandemic from around the UK. Professor John Edmunds said it is better to place a circuit-breaker lockdown sooner rather than later. Prof Edmunds, a member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), said a “harsh” circuit-breaker akin to a […]