almost 6,000 people who tested positive still haven’t been traced

A pregnant woman who caught Covid-19 was only contacted by the Test and Trace service eight days after she learned of her positive result. Sally Fazeli, from Preston, Lancashire, received the call – asking for details of people she had been in contact with and offering advice on self-isolating – just as her own period […]

Coronavirus death rate in coastal towns lower than inland areas

But experts said one explanation could be that more people in coastal locations are shielding, meaning they are better protected, adding that the figures showed seaside towns had little to fear from the recent influx of visitors. Dr Simon Clarke, associate professor...