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Good Morning. Caroline Davies in London here. Welcome to the coronavirus live blog. I'll be walking you through the developments for the next few hours. You can contact me at caroline.davies@theguardian.com. How England British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face a significant easing of restrictions from Monday and is under increasing pressure to reconsider easing...
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The new rules do not mean closing offices, schools or restaurants, but closing cinemas and other entertainment venues while restricting family reunions to five people indoors and ten people outdoors. For the first time, masks must be worn outdoors.The Taipei government has already ordered bars, nightclubs and similar venues to be closed. Health Minister Chen Shih-chung said...
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Public Health England (PHE) figures show that by the end of April, vaccines prevented at least 33,000 people 65 and over from receiving hospital treatment and saved 11,700 lives over 60. The PHE study compared the number of deaths observed with the number of deaths that would have been expected if the vaccine had not been given during...
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A surge vaccination campaign could be targeted at areas where there has been a rise in cases of the coronavirus variant first identified in India, Downing Street has hinted, as the prime minister admitted he was “anxious” about how quickly the variant is spreading in the UK.One council in Lancashire, Blackburn with Darwen, said it planned to offer a...
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