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“We must renew our efforts” With another sunny bank holiday weekend approaching, Health Secretary Matt Hancock, took the opportunity at the Thursday briefing to remind the public, “We must renew our efforts…Over the course of this pandemic, people all across the UK have been making difficult but vital sacrifices for the greater good. So, let’s […]Read More
“This is a supremely difficult balance to strike” Further details of the government’s next steps in the fight against coronavirus were laid out in a statement in Parliment on Monday, accompanied by a 50-page three step plan. The Prime Minister continued to emphasise the conditional nature of the plan, “This is a supremely difficult balance […]Read More
“It is coming down the mountain that is often more dangerous” Over the bank holiday weekend, the ‘stay at home’ message remained firmly in place, as a range of celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day were held. A nation in lockdown paused in a moment of unity and rememberance on Friday, as […]Read More
“We are throwing everything at it, heart and soul, night and day” Last week was a busy one for the Prime Minister. On Monday, he was back at the helm and kicked off by addressing the nation from Downing Street. He thanked the people of the country “for the sheer grit and guts you have […]Read More
“There is light at the end of the tunnel” On Thursday, as anticipated, Foreigh Secretary Dominic Raab confirmed that lockdown measures would be extended for at least a further three weeks, outlining five specific points which the government would need to be satisfied of before considering it safe to adjust the measures.Read More
“We are making progress in this national battle” As the lockdown continued over the sunny Easter weekend, the government urged people to have a ‘stay-at-home Easter’. In the UK on Easter Sunday, a sombre milestone was reached, as recorded deaths in hospitals passed the 10,000 mark.Read More
As COVID-19 continues its grim march across the globe, the statistics make sober reading. Last week, confirmed virus cases exceeded one million worldwide as the pandemic took hold in the United States and the global death toll continued to rise, sadly including a number of frontline workers.Read More