UK coronavirus live: Some ‘disruptive’ lockdown measures set to remain in force for rest of year, says Whitty | Politics

Nicola Sturgeon said she was increasingly optimistic Scotland has passed the peak in cases after “really encouraging” data showed a continuing fall in hospital admissions and intensive care cases. The number of intensive care patients in Scotland fell for the seventh day running to 155, the lowest number since 1 April. Covid-19 hospital admissions by ambulance fell to 156 on Tuesday, the...

NHS workers who sacrificed their lives in fight against coronavirus

Just some of the NHS heroes whose lives were cut short by coronavirus (Credits: PA)Doctors, nurses and healthcare workers across the country are putting their lives on the line every day during this crisis. Many NHS workers have already lost their lives to coronavirus, and that number is likely to keep climbing in the days and weeks to come. The Government says it had now identified 27 NHS staff...