Posts Tagged ‘UK’

Schools In UK Will Reopen June 1, Says PM Boris Johnson

by Seun Adeuyion May 26, 2020
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed primary schools will open on June 1 and secondary schools will “provide some contact” from June 15 amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Reception (first year of primary school in the UK), Year One and Year Six will be the first to return, Johnson said during the daily coronavirus press […]

UK #COVID19 Deaths Jump To 36,675

by Seun Adeuyion May 24, 2020
More 282 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Friday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 36,675. This is according to British Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, on Saturday. The figures include deaths in all settings such as hospitals, care homes and the wider community. Meanwhile, 2,959 people have been […]

#COVID19: UK ‘Past Peak’ Of Virus Outbreak — Boris Johnson

by Seun Adeuyion May 1, 2020
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) Boris Johnson said on Friday that despite recording another 674 deaths in the last 24 hours, Britain is “past the peak” of its coronavirus outbreak. The coronavirus death is now 26,711, the world’s third-most highest behind the United States and Italy, after changing its reporting to include community […]

UK To Begin Evacuation Of Its Citizens In Gambia

by Seun Adeuyion April 21, 2020
The United Kingdom (UK) has announced the arrangement of an emergency charter flight on April 24th, 2020, for its citizens in Gambia, who are residents in the UK and want to return home during this COVID19 pandemic. This was contained in a tweet via the official twitter handle of the British High Commission in the […]

#COVID19: 2 Reportedly Dead, 1 In Intensive Care After Attending Nigerian Ambassador To UK Party In London

by Seun Adeuyion March 25, 2020
Amid coronavirus social distancing protocols being observed across the world and in Nigeria, Nigerian Ambassador to UK, George Adesola threw a party on 10th March 2020, at the Hilton Park Lane in London “Two people who attended that party are now dead and one person is in IC,” according to online doctor on twitter, @DrOlufunmilayo. She added: “If […]

#Covid-19: UK Faith Leaders Urge Communities Not To Gather Physically In Groups

by Seun Adeuyion March 22, 2020
To curb the spread of coronavirus infection across the globe, UK faith leaders have appealed to christian communities not to gather physically in groups. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby in a tweet on his official twitter handle, @JustinWelby wrote: “As UK faith leaders, we appeal again to our communities: please do not gather physically […]