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Live: New Zealand has seven new Covid-19 cases in the community, Dr Ashley Bloomfield announces (source — 15/08/2020 04:07:00

New Zealand has seven new coronavirus cases, Health chief Ashley Bloomfield says, with the Auckland cluster now having 54 cases all in quarantine. Investigations are underway into two travellers from ...

Is It Even Worth Booking A Holiday Abroad Right Now? (source — 14/08/2020 15:22:08

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus pandemic. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism.The list of countries Brits can travel to is shrinking, as s...

UK agrees deals for 90m doses of two potential coronavirus vaccines (source — 14/08/2020 12:07:44

Government secures early access to those being developed by Novavax and JanssenCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK has added a further 90m doses of coronavirus vaccine t...

Holidaymakers Returning From France Will Have To Quarantine For 14 Days, Government Announces (source — 14/08/2020 00:09:35

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.Holidaymakers returning to the UK from France will have to quarantine for 14 days fo...

How to get a refund if you’ve got a holiday booked to France as new quarantine rules announced (source — 14/08/2020 00:05:23

HUNDREDS of thousands of holidaymakers with trips to France have had trips thrown into chaos after the government decided at the last-minute to ban travel to the country. It follows similar bans on al...

Surge in Covid-19 cases across Europe linked to young people (source — 13/08/2020 19:41:37

Those aged 20 to 39 in France, Germany, Netherlands and Spain account for 40% of new infectionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSurges in Covid-19 cases in countries across ...

Global report: Covid-19 spikes across Europe linked to young people (source — 13/08/2020 19:41:37

Those in the 20-39 age groups in France, Germany, Spain, and the Netherlands now account for 40% of new infectionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSpikes in new Covid-19 cas...

The safest holiday destinations this month – least at risk of going on UK’s quarantine list (source — 13/08/2020 12:26:39

A HOLIDAY abroad is still on many people’s wish list this year, but choosing where to go can be a struggle due to the coronavirus situation in Europe. Spain has already been banned for travel by...

Coronavirus: Belgium beach brawl prompts call to limit visitors (source — 11/08/2020 12:37:37

Government says it will not cancel trains to seaside after dozens are involved in fightCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBelgium’s government has ruled out cancelling trains ...

Coronavirus live news: EU health agency calls for new lockdowns as Greece 'formally' enters second wave (source — 10/08/2020 19:55:49

World Health Organization says it has received just 10% of funds it needs for Covid fight and urges Europe to react fastFrance extends mask use as Greece says it is in second waveGlobal report: Covid ...

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
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Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death