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Boris Johnson has released a video message announcing that he has tested positive for COVID19. The PM says he is experiencing "mild symptoms" and will continue to "lead the national fight back" against coronavirus whilst self-isolating.
UK says Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus
British Prime Minister: We have decided to allocate 210 million pounds to support international efforts to develop a vaccine against the Coronavirus
Royal Navy forced to deploy 9 warships - including 4x Type 23 frigates - to shadow 7 Russian warships last week. Ministry of Defence confirms Russia conducting "unusually high levels of activity in the English Channel & North Sea"
The Royal Navy says ships have been shadowing seven Russian warships following "unusually high levels of activity" in the Channel and North Sea
A further 28 people – aged between 47 and 93 – have died after testing positive for coronavirus in England, NHS England said, bringing the total deaths in the UK to 463
235 new confirmed cases of COVID19 in Ireland. Total in the Republic stands at 1,564. Total on the island of Ireland is 1,771
A 21-year-old woman in the UK with no pre-existing health conditions has died after contracting coronavirus
FCO confirms deputy Ambassador to Hungary, Steven Dick, has died of coronavirus aged 37
Coronavirus: Prince Charles tests positive for COVID19
Prince Charles has tested positive for coronavirus.
NHS sources have told Sky News more than 150,000 people have signed up in the UK for the NHS volunteer scheme amid the COVID19 outbreak
Matt Hancock announces a new temporary hospital- the ExCel centre in London is being converted into the "Nightingale Hospital"
@MattHancock announces he is launching NHS volunteers scheme. Seeking 250K people in good health to help the NHS with shopping, deliveries to vulnerable people etc
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British army delivered 50,000 medical face masks to St Thomas' Hospital, London, at 6am. Soldiers from 101 Logistic Brigade drove 2 trucks through the night from a military depot in Merseyside. More than 460 personnel are set to deliver personal protective equipment to NHS
UK lockdown will last for at least 3 weeks, Prime Minister Johnson says. Police will be enforcing the new restrictions
"We'll stop all gatherings of more than two people in public" with the exception of people you live with, says @BorisJohnson
Boris Johnson has ordered a full UK-wide lockdown "From this evening I must give the British people a very simple instruction — you must stay at home."
Health Protection Surveillance Centre confirms two patients in Ireland have died from COVID19
NHS England say 46 more people have died after testing coronavirus in England - raising the number of deaths to 303
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has announced four more people have died after testing positive for COVID19 bringing the total number of deaths in Scotland to 14
A woman arrested at the scene after a seven-year-old girl was stabbed to death in a Bolton park has been detained under the Mental Health Act, Greater Manchester Police said
Britain sent in the army to deliver protective equipment to hospitals on Monday and told people to stay at home and heed warnings over social distancing or the government would bring in more extreme measures to stop the coronavirus spread
The FTSE 100 has opened more than 4.5% down amid the COVID19 outbreak
Health Secretary has told Sky News that over the weekend the Government sent a shipment of protective equipment to every hospital adding he wants "to know where there are shortages" and that "millions of masks" will be shipped every day "to make sure they get to the frontline"
PM Johnson warns that government will think "very actively in the next 24 hours" about restricting movement altogether. Says the "pleasure & ability" to move freely aids physical & mental health. But if people won't follow rules "I'm afraid we're going to have to bring forward tougher measures"
Britain reports 665 new cases of coronavirus within 24 hours, taking the total number to 5683
Boris Johnson initiated a partial shutdown only after Macron threatened to close the border, warning that the rest of Europe would follow suit. "We clearly had to threaten him so that he would finally move."
British Prime Minister says ALL cafes, pubs, bars and restaurants must close from tonight
Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow has declared a "critical incident" due to a surge in patients with covid-19