Boris Johnson says he has tested positive for coronavirus

British prime Minister Boris Johnson says he has tested positive for coronavirus and is self-isolating. In a Twitter post on Friday morning the 55-year-old Conservative politician said he had contracted Covid-19. He said he was tested after developing a temperature and a persistent cough. “Over the last 24 hours I have developed mild symptoms and … Read more

Coronavirus: Hope that ‘unprecedented compliance’ with reduce impact

Main points The deputy chief medical officer at the Department of Health has said he is hopeful the “unprecedented level of compliance” with restriction measures will have an impact on levels of the coronavirus. “We are hopeful that what we are seeing in terms of people’s behaviour, I think we’ve seen a really unprecedented level … Read more

US now has the most coronavirus cases in the world

US now has the most coronavirus cases in the WORLD with 86,000 infections – more than China or Italy – as experts warn death toll could reach 80,000 even with quarantines – but Trump blames testing for new figure US now has the most confirmed coronavirus infections anywhere in the world after figures topped 86,000  … Read more

Inside the financial struggles caused by the coronavirus pandemic

Inside the financial struggles caused by the coronavirus pandemic – CBS News Live Watch CBSN Live A record number of Americans filed for unemployment last week as millions feel the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Jericka Duncan speaks to a few of these everyday Americans who lost their jobs due to the pandemic, talking … Read more

Coronavirus updates from March 25, 2020

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday launched a COVID-19 “Global Humanitarian Response Plan.” The plan, obtained by CBS News, calls for a $2 billion fund to aid countries in most need.  “COVID-19 is menacing the whole of humanity — and so the whole of humanity must fight back,” said Guterres, who was joined by … Read more

U.K. PM Johnson Tests Positive; Spain Deaths Surge: Virus Update

U.K. PM Johnson Tests Positive; Spain Deaths Surge: Virus Update More (Bloomberg) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tested positive for the coronavirus, Spain had its deadliest day of the outbreak so far and European leaders struggled to agree on a strategy. U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping pledged to cooperate in the … Read more

British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for virus

FILE – In this Wednesday, March 25, 2020 file photo Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons for his weekly Prime Ministers Questions, in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Johnson’s office said Friday March 27, 2020 that he was tested … Read more

Rolls-Royce to cut UK aerospace site activity for a week over coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: A Rolls-Royce logo is seen at the company’s aerospace engineering and development site in Bristol, Britain, December 17, 2015. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Rolls-Royce (RR.L) will significantly reduce all non-essential activity at its civil aerospace sites in Britain for one week starting from midnight on March 27, due to the coronavirus … Read more

Trump strikes conciliatory tone with China’s Xi on coronavirus call

U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s leader Xi Jinping had a “very good conversation” by telephone Thursday evening, according to Trump, to deal with the fast-moving coronavirus pandemic — with cases in the U.S. now surpassing China and the rest of the world. The call with Xi, which Trump told Fox News host Sean Hannity … Read more