8 March 2021
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Chechen dissident leader Akhmed Zakayev is in a London hospital with symptoms of coronavirus, family says they have given the OK for him to be hooked up to a ventilator
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The @BritishArmy, @RoyalNavy, @RoyalAirForce response to coronavirus is rapidly expanding with 2,680+ personnel already deployed around the country & 1,000s more on standby. With 76 requests for aid & counting, the range of tasks is unprecedented
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The UK added 3634 new COVID19 cases, bringing the total number of cases to 55242. It also added 786 new deaths, increasing the total number of deaths to 6159
Three people diagnosed with COVID19 in Northern Ireland have died in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll there to 73. There is a total of 1,255 confirmed cases in the North, an increase of 97 since yesterday
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758 new deaths from corona virus were reported in England in the past 24 hours
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman says he is in a stable condition and is in good spirits but remains in intensive care at St Thomas' hospital in central London
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Sky News understands Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove is self-isolating as a member of his family has displayed symptoms of COVID19
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British Foreign Affairs Committee has launched emergency inquiry into foreign asset stripping of UK companies & security risks. Chair @TomTugendhat raises fears in Times over state-owned Chinese investor's bid to seize control of UK chip designer Imagination
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British minister: Any decision regarding ending the closure in the country is not related to Johnson's stay or hospitalization
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General Sir Nick Carter, head of British military, says the armed forces' "thoughts & prayers are with the PM & we wish him well for very, very speedy recovery". He tells BBC R4 that it remains "business as usual" for the military while PM ill, with NSC chaired by Dominic Raab
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"The UK government's new testing chief has admitted that none of the 3.5 million antibody tests ordered from China are fit for widespread use.The tests did not pass the evaluation stage". #COVID19
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PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care. Foreign Secretary @DominicRaab stepping in "where necessary."
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Downing Street says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care after his coronavirus symptoms worsened
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British media: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was transferred to intensive care unit as his condition worsened
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has told Sky News a total of 10 workers on London's transport network have died "in the past few days" during the COVID19 lockdown
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Prime Minister's spokesman says Boris Johnson remains under observation in St Thomas' hospital in London and "has a temperature and a cough"
Department store chain Debenhams is on the brink of collapse after bosses confirmed it has filed a notice of intent to appoint administrators affecting around 22,000 workers
Beginning his remarks, @POTUS expresses well wishes to @BorisJohnson, suffering from COVID19, who has been taken to hospital
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Downing Street says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been taken to hospital for tests after suffering from COVID19
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Queen Elizabeth II: We thank the medical staff who are facing the Corona virus
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Queen Elizabeth II: I hope that we will be proud of the coming years the way we have faced this challenge
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"Together we are tackling this disease," says the queen
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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has tweeted he is "absolutely devastated" to hear five London bus workers have died after contracting covid-19 and has called for Londoners to "please follow the rules" of the covid-19 lockdown, adding "lives depend on it"
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NHS England says a further 637 people have died from COVID19 in England bringing the total to 3,939
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First case of COVID19 confirmed in the Falkland Islands. The patient was admitted from the Mount Pleasant Complex - the British military base, a Falkland Islands government statement said. Base also home to contractors, civil servants and family of military personnel
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The daughter of Aimee O'Rourke has confirmed the 38-year-old NHS nurse who worked at the Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital in Margate in Kent has died after testing positive for COVID19
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On Sunday, the message of Queen Elizabeth II, said Buckingham Palace
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British PM Johnson says still ill with coronavirus, will continue isolation
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The British Prime Minister calls on the British people to commit to staying home during this period
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New 4,000-bed field hospital opens in London to receive covid19 virus cases
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