Government following dangerous strategy by waiting for coronavirus peak, experts warn

Government following dangerous strategy by waiting for coronavirus peak, experts warn

The government’s strategy of waiting until coronavirus is peaking before closing schools and asking vulnerable people to stay at home has been criticised by experts, who warned that further measures were needed to stop the epidemic spiralling out of control. Many scientists said they were surprised that Britain had not imposed similar restrictions to those […]
Schools could extend Easter holiday in battle against coronavirus

Schools could extend Easter holiday in battle against coronavirus

Schools are preparing for an extended Easter holiday, The Daily Telegraph has learned, with headteachers having been summoned to speak to ministers about emergency plans. There is a “real logic” to extending the Easter break by a week on either side,...
what to do if you think you’re infected

what to do if you think you’re infected

The new coronavirus (Covid-19) is spreading fast. More than 135,000 people are known to be infected, and more than 4,900 deaths have been recorded worldwide. The bulk of new cases being recorded each day are now outside China, and the virus is spreading at some speed...