‘Data is anonymized’: UK govt accused of ‘fiddling’ Covid-19 death figures amid ‘family consent’ claims

‘Data is anonymized’: UK govt accused of ‘fiddling’ Covid-19 death figures amid ‘family consent’ claims

The UK government is facing allegations they are manipulating coronavirus death numbers, after revealing they are changing the way the figures are released, claiming family consent is now required. On Wednesday night, the Department for Health and Social Care published the latest Covid-19 figures showing an increase of 43 deaths – less than half the…

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‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’: UK hospital staff shows solidarity with colleagues battling Covid-19 amid protective kit shortages

‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’: UK hospital staff shows solidarity with colleagues battling Covid-19 amid protective kit shortages

As the UK government faces a barrage of accusations that they’re failing to provide enough protective equipment and testing during the coronavirus pandemic, NHS staff in one hospital showed their comradery. After a number of reports claiming the healthcare system in the UK was struggling amid the Covid-19 crisis – placing a huge strain on…

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests POSITIVE for Covid-19 infection

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests POSITIVE for Covid-19 infection

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for Covid-19 infection, experiencing mild symptoms. He will self-isolate in Downing Street but will remain in charge of the government. “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and tested positive for coronavirus,” Johnson said. “I am now self-isolating, but I will continue to lead…

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‘Crocodile tears’: Sports Direct billionaire Ashley ‘deeply apologetic’ over coronavirus blunders

‘Crocodile tears’: Sports Direct billionaire Ashley ‘deeply apologetic’ over coronavirus blunders

Billionaire and retail giant Mike Ashley has apologized profusely for his company’s handling of the coronavirus and subsequent government-mandated lockdown. But many aren’t convinced by the attempted atonement. When the British government announced a nationwide lockdown Monday, which included the closure of all non-essential shops, Ashley’s athletics retail company Sports Direct struck a defiant tone,…

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UK health secretary Hancock follows PM Johnson in testing POSITIVE for Covid-19

UK health secretary Hancock follows PM Johnson in testing POSITIVE for Covid-19

The UK’s health secretary Matt Hancock has tested positive for coronavirus just hours after Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed that he is carrying the disease. In a video posted on Twitter, a nasally Hancock said that he had been working from home in recent days because he was displaying “mild symptoms” of the Covid-19 infection.…

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‘Disgrace we needed global pandemic’: UK govt requests ALL homeless people be housed by weekend

‘Disgrace we needed global pandemic’: UK govt requests ALL homeless people be housed by weekend

The UK government has urged all local authorities in England to house all rough sleepers, those in hostels and night shelters by the weekend – leading many to ask why it takes a worldwide Covid-19 crisis to end homelessness. According to Crisis – a charity for homeless people – a letter was sent to councils…

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UK’s coronavirus deaths up almost ONE THIRD in one day, new figures show

UK’s coronavirus deaths up almost ONE THIRD in one day, new figures show

The latest British government figures on coronavirus show the country’s sharpest increase to date in the number of deaths, up 181 in one day to a new total of 759 as of Thursday evening. As of 9am local time Friday, the UK’s Department of Health and Social Care said 113,777 people had been tested for…

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UK medical chief in ISOLATION after experiencing Covid-19 symptoms

UK medical chief in ISOLATION after experiencing Covid-19 symptoms

England’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty has gone into self-isolation in his home after experiencing symptoms that are compatible with Covid-19. Professor Whitty, who is the top medical adviser to the UK government, said on Friday that he began experiencing symptoms on Thursday night and he would be in isolation for seven days. The health…

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#PrayForBoris trends after PM Johnson contracts Covid-19, sparking fierce debate on Twitter

#PrayForBoris trends after PM Johnson contracts Covid-19, sparking fierce debate on Twitter

In the aftermath of British PM Boris Johnson revealing that he has coronavirus, #PrayForBoris started to trend online, infuriating many who claim less high-profile figures such as NHS workers deserve just as much attention. Johnson tweeted a video on Friday morning saying that he had “developed mild symptoms” over the last 24 hours and had…

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