NHS cleaners and porters were coronavirus ‘super-spreaders’ in hospitals, data reveals

According to one Whitehall source, however, frustration is growing among ministers over delays in collecting crucial data from individual NHS trusts in order to build up a national picture. “Given this is about protecting NHS staff, you would think the results would come through a bit quicker,” the source said. “It’s not their finest hour, […]

Wear a face mask if you’re in a queue, says Boris Johnson

Mr Johnson then produced a mask that he said was “a bit Hannibal the Cannibal” – the character played by Sir Anthony Hopkins in the film The Silence of the Lambs. He said it was “a Florence Nightingale face mask which looks pretty scary when I put it...

No coronavirus threat from cricket balls, new research concludes

A senior scientific adviser for the Government also said there was no scientific reason why cricket was a coronavirus risk. “It’s not something we are going to review scientifically,” the adviser said. “I don’t think the ball is a big...