Britain records 15 more coronavirus deaths in the preliminary toll

Britain’s coronavirus outbreak is still growing as officials recorded another 892 cases today — causing the average daily number of infections to shoot up again. Department of Health bosses say 820 Britons are now being struck down with the life-threatening virus every day, on average. The rate has been rising since dropping to a four-month … Read more

‘Stay at Home’ messaging ‘may have led to a spike in heart attack deaths’

Ministers were praised for their simple and effective slogan, ‘Stay at Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives’ Deaths from the most common type of heart attack soared by almost 40 per cent during the coronavirus lockdown, according to research.  Analysis by University of Leeds experts found hospital admissions for heart attacks plummeted by 50 per … Read more

Weekly coronavirus deaths fall more than a quarter in seven days

Weekly coronavirus deaths in England and Wales have tumbled to their lowest since before lockdown, official figures show. There were 217 Covid-19 deaths registered in the week ending July 24, which made up just 2.4 per cent of all deaths in that time period. This is a 26.4 per cent fall from the previous week, when … Read more

Victoria to announce more than 400 new coronavirus cases and several deaths

Daniel Andrews announced the biggest ever fines for those who refuse to obey the state’s Stage Four lockdown orders as Victoria announced another 439 new coronavirus cases and 11 deaths.   The Victorian Premier said those who repeatedly breach isolation orders face on-the-spot fines of $4,957 – which will increase to $20,000 if they choose to … Read more

UK records just five Covid-19 deaths in preliminary toll

Britain’s coronavirus cases rise again to a SIX-WEEK high: Officials record 938 more infections but only around 100 a day are being hospitalised as health chiefs post nine more deaths By Stephen Matthews Health Editor For Mailonline Published: 14:15 BST, 3 August 2020 | Updated: 16:45 BST, 3 August 2020 Advertisement The UK today recorded … Read more

Eight more coronavirus deaths are recorded in Britain

A further eight people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in Britain today, bringing the total number of confirmed deaths during the pandemic to 46,201 according to preliminary figures. Five people who tested positive for coronavirus have died in hospital in England, NHS figures showed.  Patients were aged between 52 and 86 years old, and all … Read more

Victoria hit with over 650 new coronavirus cases and a record 17 deaths

Melburnians will not be allowed outside their homes after 8pm for almost any reason as a state of disaster is declared. Premier Daniel Andrews brought in the escalated emergency level as the state’s worsening crisis shows no signs of ending. Only 73 of the 671 new cases are linked to known and contained outbreaks or … Read more