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Portugal tightens lockdown as pandemic surge breaks records (source — www.independent.co.uk) 18/01/2021 21:30:43

Stricter lockdown rules are being enacted in Portugal as a surging COVID-19 pandemic sets grim records and pushes hospitals to the limit of their capacity

Coronavirus live news: Japan detects fast-spreading variant first found in Britain; Portugal deaths at new high (source — www.theguardian.com) 18/01/2021 17:40:10

Japan finds Covid variant in three people with no record of travel to UK; Portugal’s daily death toll reaches record high of 167Biden plan to vaccinate 100m people in 100 days ‘doable’ Bolsonaro rival...

UK's Strict Travel Rules Begin - One Year After The First Covid Case Was Detected In England (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 18/01/2021 10:10:32

As of 4am on Monday morning, everyone who wants to travel to the UK will have to provide a negative coronavirus test. Proof of the test, taken up to three days before traveling, must be shown on ...

Coronavirus live: Portugal's health system 'very close to limit'; Brazil approves vaccines (source — www.theguardian.com) 18/01/2021 00:10:16

Portuguese hospitals in worst-hit areas running out of ICU beds; Brazil permits Oxford/AstraZeneca and Sinovac jabs; Amsterdam police break up anti-lockdown protestUK records 671 deaths and 38,598 cas...

Coronavirus live: Portugal's health system 'very close to limit'; UK reports 671 Covid-related deaths (source — www.theguardian.com) 17/01/2021 21:55:28

Portuguese hospitals in worst-hit areas running out of ICU beds; Brazil faces row over emergency vaccine approval; Amsterdam police break up anti-lockdown protestUK also records 38,598 new casesItaly ...

Covid Hospital Admissions Likely To Peak In Next 10 Days, Says Chris Whitty (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 15/01/2021 20:31:22

The peak of new hospital admissions of people with coronavirus will be “over the next week to 10 days”, England’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty has said. He told a Downing ...

VDL the 'outrageous hypocrite' – EU boss slammed for Portugal trip despite Covid lecturing (source — feedproxy.google.com) 15/01/2021 20:10:00

URSULA von der Leyen was accused of "outrageous hypocrisy" after flying to Lisbon to take part in the European Union ceremony in the midst of a coronavirus lockdown - despite ordering taxpayers to obe...

Boris Johnson Shuts All Travel Corridors To Stop Covid Variants Entering UK (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 15/01/2021 20:09:12

Boris Johnson has shut all travel corridors to the UK from 4am on Monday, meaning no one can enter the country without a negative Covid test result.The test must have been taken within the previous 72...

Boris Johnson speech: What time is the Prime Minister’s announcement today January 15? (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 15/01/2021 17:36:34

BORIS Johnson will hold a press conference today, as the UK ramps up its mass Covid vaccination programme. The presser comes as it’s been revealed that one of two Brazilian coronavirus variants ...

Coronavirus Brazil: Travel ban strands UK in South America (source — ) 15/01/2021 16:53:32

Travel to Britain from all of South America as well as Portugal has been banned since 4am this morning because of mounting concerns over the Brazilian variant of coronavirus.

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How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
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