Tagged: coronavirus

Coronavirus: ‘Lockdown was madness but saved us financially’

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the global economy hard, but some people’s personal finances have never looked better. Since the US shut down en masse in March, mum-of-three Paula, who lives in New Hampshire, has paid off some $20,000 (£15,270) in credit card debt the...

How to Protect Yourself & Others

Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing serious complications from COVID-19 illness. More information on Are you at higher risk for serious illness.head side cough light icon Know how...

Coronavirus: France sets daily record with almost 10,000 new cases

France has recorded almost 10,000 new coronavirus cases in 24 hours, marking its highest single-day count since the start of the outbreak.Health authorities reported 9,843 new confirmed Covid-19 cases on Thursday, surpassing the previous daily record by almost 900.The figures were released on the eve...

The millions ‘hanging by a thread’ as coronavirus aid expires

When Brandon Humberston’s weekly unemployment benefits finally kicked in after months of waiting, the $750 (£586) cheque was a “godsend”. Suddenly the 19-year-old, who worked as a cook at Mexican restaurant chain Chipotle until the pandemic cost him his job, could pay rent and buy...

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to tackle coronavirus pandemic

In recent seasons, “Grey’s Anatomy” has tackled timely social issues like racism, homelessness, rape, and the deportation of DACA recipients. Now, the show plans to address the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on first responders, an executive producer announced on Tuesday. © Bonnie Osborne JAICY...

Coronavirus: Quarantine rules end for dozens of destinations

Travellers arriving in the UK from dozens of countries no longer have to self-isolate for two weeks from Friday. The rules are being relaxed for arrivals from more than 60 countries and British overseas territories. However, Scotland still requires people from Spain and Serbia to...

Coronavirus: Spain imposes local lockdown in Galicia

Officials in Spain’s north-western region of Galicia have re-imposed restrictions on an area of 70,000 people following a Covid-19 outbreak. Only those travelling for work will be allowed to leave or enter the coastal district of A Marina from midnight on Sunday to Friday. The...