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Coronavirus live news: Hong Kong to impose local lockdown; six more weeks of restrictions in Ireland, say reports (source — www.theguardian.com) 22/01/2021 14:36:29

Tens of thousands to be ordered to stay at home in Hong Kong; Irish government said to be considering extension of regulationsSouth Africa paying more than double EU price for Oxford vaccineWHO platfo...

UK To Face Delays In Delivery Of Pfizer Vaccine (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 16/01/2021 12:27:49

The UK is set to face short-term delays in delivery of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine as the pharmaceutical company upgrades its production capacity.Pfizer is upscaling production at its plant in Puur...

EU states warn of risks to vaccination credibility as Pfizer slows supplies (source — www.thesundaily.my) 16/01/2021 03:33:00

BRUSSELS: European governments said the credibility of their Covid-19 vaccination programmes was at risk yesterday after US pharmaceutical firm Pfizer announced a temporary slowdown of deliveries of i...

Campaigners Call For Home Office To Stop Deportation Flight To Jamaica (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 25/11/2020 17:45:13

Home Office plans to charter a deportation flight to Jamaica before Christmas will put lives at risk as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, campaigners have warned. Earlier this month, HuffPost UK re...

Campaigners Urge Home Office To Stop Deportation Flight To Jamaica (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 25/11/2020 17:45:13

Home Office plans to charter a deportation flight to Jamaica before Christmas will put lives at risk as the Covid-19 pandemic rages on, campaigners have warned. Earlier this month, HuffPost UK re...

Lithuania's parliament OKs new PM, then closes due to virus (source — www.independent.co.uk) 24/11/2020 16:24:40

Lithuania’s parliament approved Tuesday conservative Ingrida Simonyte as the Baltic country’s next prime minister before shutting down for a week because of a recent COVID-19 spike in the country

Top Pentagon official tests positive for coronavirus (source — www.independent.co.uk) 20/11/2020 06:47:59

The Defense Department says a Pentagon official installed in a top policy job last week has tested positive for COVID-19, just days after he met with the Lithuanian defense minister, who had contracte...

Senior Pentagon official Anthony Tata tests positive for Covid-19 (source — www.cnn.com) 20/11/2020 06:45:30

Retired Army Brig. Gen. Anthony Tata, a top Pentagon official, has tested positive for Covid-19 after meeting with the Lithuanian minister of defense, according to a Pentagon statement.

Calls to speed up airport Covid tests as Cyprus and Lithuania drop off UK's 'green list' (source — www.theguardian.com) 29/10/2020 22:31:49

Tour operators say removing the two countries is like a nail in the travel coffin. Brits have till early Sunday to get home without quarantineCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus covera...

Covid in Scotland: Cyprus and Lithuania added to quarantine list (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 29/10/2020 21:01:21

People arriving in Scotland from these countries will have to isolate for 14 days.

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
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
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