Author - Ruth Mabhiza

Coronavirus: Belgrade protesters storm Serb parliament over curfew

Coronavirus: Belgrade protesters storm Serb parliament over curfew The protests started peacefully but clashes erupted after police managed to clear the assembly Police and protesters have been hurt in riots that broke out outside the National Assembly in the Serbian capital Belgrade. The protests began peacefully on Tuesday evening and included students and families, angered by a decision to re-impose a weekend curfew because of a rise in coronavirus infections. Protesters broke into the assembly, prompting police to intervene. Clashes erupted and police fired [...]

UK coronavirus hospital death toll rises to 12,868

UK coronavirus hospital death toll rises to 12,868 98,476 people have now tested positive for Covid-19 The coronavirus death toll in UK hospitals has risen to 12,868 after a further 761 people have died, the Department for Health has said. The number of people who have tested positive for the disease is nearing 100,000, with an additional 4,605 pushing the total up to 98,476 on Wednesday. The UK has the fifth highest death toll in the world, behind the US, Italy, Spain and France. 651 of the 761 new [...]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in quarantine after a doctor tests positive for coronavirus

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in quarantine after a doctor tests positive for coronavirus Angela Merkel was told about the doctor's test shortly after holding a briefing about new measures to curb the spread of COVID-19. Angela Merkel was told a doctor who vaccinated her had contracted coronavirus German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in quarantine after a doctor who gave her a vaccine tested positive for coronavirus. Ms Merkel was told about the doctor's test shortly after holding a news briefing about new measures [...]

Coronavirus: Lewes MP Maria Caulfield returns to nursing

Coronavirus: Lewes MP Maria Caulfield returns to nursing LIZZIE MASSEY Not everybody who has left or retired from the NHS is elderly, Maria Caulfield says An MP is to return to the "front line" of nursing to help the NHS tackle the coronavirus outbreak. Maria Caulfield made the pledge after the government called on retired health professionals to offer support. Former MP Sarah Wollaston has also offered to "roll up her sleeves" and return to the NHS. It came as one former nurse, who left the [...]

Coronavirus cases in Wales: Where are the confirmed cases?

Coronavirus cases in Wales: Where are the confirmed cases? Lisa Quarrell said it was heart-breaking to watch Cole have a seizure The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Wales has reached 149, Public Health Wales (PHW) said on Wednesday. It said 13 more people had tested positive for Covid-19, although the figure is likely to be higher. The outbreak has now spread to all of Wales' 22 council areas, according to PHW incident director Dr Robin Howe. Two patients have died from coronavirus [...]