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Coronavirus: Covid-19 detecting apps face teething problems

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The apps aim to analyse the sound of coughs and other noises to determine whether a user is likely to be infected [...]

Coronavirus: How does testing compare across the UK nations?

Image copyright PA Media Health Secretary Matt Hancock says the government has “a huge amount of work to do” to meet its target of 100,000 coronavirus tests a day in the UK. But [...]

Coronavirus: Questions over how testing pledge will be met

Image copyright Reuters The government is under pressure to explain how it will meet its target of increasing coronavirus testing ten-fold by the end of April. Health Secretary Matt Hancock [...]

Coronavirus: Is the UK testing enough people?

Image copyright Getty Images Testing is seen as key to tackling coronavirus and the UK hopes to rapidly increase the number of people tested in the coming weeks. But how does the UK’s [...]

Coronavirus: No time for complacency, says NHS England

Image copyright Getty Images “Now is not the time to be complacent,” NHS England medical director Stephen Powis has warned at the government’s latest coronavirus press conference. Prof [...]

Coronavirus in UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?

Image copyright Getty Images More than 9,529 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK, but the actual number of cases is estimated to be much higher. So far 463 people who tested [...]

Coronavirus: Hancock admits ‘challenges’ over NHS equipment

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHealth Secretary Matt Hancock says “millions of masks” have been ordered for NHS staff The health secretary has acknowledged there have been “challenges” [...]

Coronavirus: What next in the UK coronavirus fight?

Image copyright Getty Images Coronavirus is spreading in the UK and the government is seeking ways to minimise its spread. Without drastic measures – which could be in place for weeks, [...]

Coronavirus: Emergency cash to help businesses, and operations delayed

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRishi Sunak: “We have never in peacetime faced an economic fight like this one” Chancellor Rishi Sunak has unveiled an “unprecedented” set of [...]

Coronavirus: Why we touch our faces and how to stop it

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