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Thursday briefing: Downing Street push to send asylum seekers abroad (source — www.theguardian.com) 01/10/2020 08:35:14

Moldova, Morocco, Papua New Guinea floated as locations … the deadly cost of untreated illnesses during Covid … and the man who helped desegregate BritainHello and welcome to this Thursday briefing wi...

Coronavirus live updates: third of new French case clusters 'happen at schools or universities'; Melbourne lifts curfew (source — www.theguardian.com) 27/09/2020 12:39:35

Le Monde reports 32% of outbreaks in France found in schools or universities; Victoria ends curfewBoris Johnson faces revolt over forcing through Covid measures Australia: ‘We should not pretend every...

Morocco faces down COVID spread with tough rules (source — www.independent.co.uk) 27/09/2020 09:55:46

With air and sea borders closed for months and eight cities barring people from entering or leaving, Morocco has been pulling out the stops to stanch the spread of coronavirus

'We pick your food': migrant workers speak out from Spain's 'Plastic Sea' (source — www.theguardian.com) 20/09/2020 14:00:43

In Almería’s vast farms, migrants pick fruit destined for UK supermarkets. But these ‘essential workers’ live in shantytowns and lack PPE as Covid cases soarPhotographs and drone footage by Ofelia de ...

Record one-day increase in COVID-19 cases: WHO (source — www.smh.com.au) 14/09/2020 10:01:42

Coronavirus infections are still rising in 58 countries, including surges in Argentina, Indonesia, Morocco, Spain and Ukraine, according to analysis.

National Express shares fall as firm warns Covid-19 recovery will be slow (source — www.theguardian.com) 13/08/2020 17:37:57

Bus and coach company reports £60m losses for first half as passengers stay awayNational Express has warned that its recovery from the Covid-19 crisis will be slow and uncertain, reporting £60m losses...

TUI cancels more flights and holidays to Spain, Morocco and Cyprus due to Covid (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 12/08/2020 18:02:00

TUI has cancelled more flights and holidays to Spain, Portugal, Cyprus and Morocco due to coronavirus. With Spain and Portugal still on the travel ban list, the tour operator has extended their cancel...

Morocco bans travel to and from major cities after Covid-19 spike (source — www.independent.ie) 27/07/2020 12:24:00

Morocco has banned all travel to and from some of its major cities to try to stem a small spike in coronavirus cases, even though the North African country has remained less impacted than its European...

UK’s longest-suffering coronavirus victim says 130-day hospital stay ‘feels like a dream’ after beating killer virus (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 19/07/2020 00:13:27

THE UK’s longest-suffering Covid patient has spoken of her miraculous recovery after an astonishing 130 days in hospital. Fatima Bridle, 35, fell ill after flying back from Morocco. She spent 105 days...

UK’s longest-suffering coronavirus patient says 130-day hospital stay ‘feels like a dream’ after beating killer virus (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 19/07/2020 00:13:27

THE UK’s longest-suffering Covid patient has spoken of her miraculous recovery after an astonishing 130 days in hospital. Fatima Bridle, 35, fell ill after flying back from Morocco. She spent 105 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