Coronavirus: Morning replace

Coronavirus: Morning update

Here are 5 issues it is advisable know in regards to the coronavirus outbreak this Saturday morning. We’ll have one other replace for you on Sunday.

1. Hairdressers and pubs reopen as lockdown eases

Hairdressers formally reopened throughout England with some hair salons opening at midnight as hirsute prospects took advantage of the latest easing of coronavirus restrictions. Pubs needed to wait slightly longer – with some landlords allowed to open doorways from 06:00 BST.

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Tusk Hair in Camden, north London welcomed prospects from midnight on Saturday

2. Portugal says the UK’s quarantine-free listing is ‘absurd’

Portugal’s international affairs minister has stated his nation’s exclusion from a listing of nations for which quarantine won’t apply for folks returning to England is “absurd”. Augusto Santos Silva informed the BBC not together with Portugal was “senseless and unfair”.

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3. Why disabled persons are calling for a Covid-19 inquiry

Almost two-thirds of people that have died from coronavirus within the UK have been disabled, according to new figures, with disabled ladies greater than 11 occasions extra prone to die than their friends. Disabled folks’s organisations at the moment are calling for a full inquiry.

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Ginny Butcher says she just isn’t stunned by new figures displaying the impression of Covid-19 on disabled folks

4. What makes a gathering a ‘superspreader’ occasion?

You might have heard of so-called “superspreading” occasions, the culprits of an outsized variety of Covid-19 infections. But what precisely are they and the way can they be recognized? US researchers looked at three different incidents to find out more.

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5. Inside the key Covid rave scene

Illegal raves are persevering with to happen within the coronavirus lockdown, regardless of nightclubs and music festivals remaining banned. Despite going towards the foundations, one rave organiser informed the BBC he’s offering a service no-one else is, and he’s happy with what his workforce has executed.

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