Tag Archives: England

Coronavirus: ‘Rule of six’ comes into effect in England

Restrictions banning social gatherings of more than six people have come into effect in England, following a rise in coronavirus cases. The “rule of six”, which applies both indoors and outdoors, does not exempt children under 12 in England. Similar restrictions in Wales and Scotland do not include children under 11 and 12 respectively. The… Read More »

Hancock calls for urgent review into coronavirus death data in England

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has called for an urgent review into how coronavirus deaths have been recorded in England. It follows confirmation from Public Health England that reported deaths may have included people who tested positive months before they died. Other UK nations only include those who die within 28 days of a positive test.… Read More »

Covid-19 news: Almost 20,000 care home deaths in England and Wales

By Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool A care worker wearing full Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) as she goes about her jobKarwai Tang/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 3 July Almost 20,000 people in care homes died with covid-19 in England and Wales… Read More »