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Is it now time to lift Covid restrictions? Here's what the scientists think

Vaccinations are on the rise, but variants pose a threat - so what should Boris Johnson do?Britain is still facing more than a month of curbs on social freedoms, even though 50million vaccine doses have been administered and death rates are far lower than the five-year average.

telegraph.co.uk ,  1h 20
Is it now time to lift Covid restrictions? Here's what the scientists think

Mental health: The outbreak has taken a toll but help is always out there

Cumbrian health chief: Covid-19 has taken a mental health toll but help is on the way A CRISIS around mental health is ongoing in the UK as more than double the number of adults are reporting feelings of depression since the outbreak of Covid-19.But help is always a phone call away.

newsandstar.co.uk ,  8h 0
Mental health: The outbreak has taken a toll but help is always out there

The pandemic has affected poor people’s mental health the most

Covid-19 is a virus-driven public health crisis.But it’s also taking a big toll on our mental health, according to new Office for National Statistics data on symptoms of depression surging during the pandemic.A staggering one in five of us experienced some form of depression during the latest lockdown.

theguardian.com ,  10h 0
The pandemic has affected poor people’s mental health the most

Lockdown blow to economy less severe than feared, official figures to show

Forecasters predict a 1.7pc drop in GDP in the first quarter, a much smaller contraction than in 2020 The third lockdown inflicted far less economic damage than first feared, official figures will reveal this week as the UK avoids the double-dip recession suffered by the eurozone.The reopening of schools and fast-adapting businesses will help reduce the first-quarter hit dealt by the return of the toughest Covid restrictions, economists expect data published on Wednesday by the Office for National Statistics to show.

telegraph.co.uk ,  14h 0
Lockdown blow to economy less severe than feared, official figures to show

Big rise in the number of people dying at home during coronavirus pandemic

Big rise in the number of people dying at home DEATHS in private homes in England and Wales rose by a third in 2020, with sharp increases in the number of deaths caused by heart disease, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease, new figures show.A total of 166,576 deaths from all causes in private homes were registered in 2020, compared with an average of 125,255 between 2015 and 2019, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

southwalesargus.co.uk ,  1d 0
Big rise in the number of people dying at home during coronavirus pandemic

A fifth of people in Reading fully vaccinated against Covid-19

A FIFTH of people in Reading have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.NHS data shows 26,270 people had received both jabs by May 2 – 21 per cent of those aged 16 and over, based on the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.

readingchronicle.co.uk ,  1d 0
A fifth of people in Reading fully vaccinated against Covid-19

How many adults across the in Brighton are fully vaccinated against Covid-19?

Covid-19: 1/4 of adults in Brighton are fully vaccinated NEARLY a quarter of people in Brighton and Hove have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, figures reveal.NHS data shows 54,413 people had received both jabs by May 2 – 22 per cent of those aged 16 and over, based on the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.

theargus.co.uk ,  1d 0
How many adults across the in Brighton are fully vaccinated against Covid-19?

One in four people in Watford now fully vaccinated against Covid-19

One in four Watford people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 , figures reveal.NHS data shows 19,656 people had received both jabs by May 2 – 26 per cent of those aged 16 and over, based on the latest population estimates from the Office for National Statistics.Of those to have received both jabs, 15,748 were aged 45 and over – 44 per cent of the age group.

hillingdontimes.co.uk ,  1d 3
One in four people in Watford now fully vaccinated against Covid-19

More than a quarter of people in Swindon fully vaccinated against Covid-19

More than a quarter of people in Swindon have received two doses of a Covid-vaccine.NHS data shows 48,962 people had received both jabs by May 2 - 28 per cent of those aged 16 and over, based on the latest population estimated from the Office for National Statistics.

swindonadvertiser.co.uk ,  1d 0
More than a quarter of people in Swindon fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Another 15 people die with Covid as 2,490 test positive

The UK has recorded another 15 Covid deaths and 2,490 cases in the latest daily figures.Meanwhile, a further 608, 471 Covid vaccinations were carried out, raising the total number of people who’ve received a first dose to over 35 million, while 16.7 million people – around 3 in 10 adults – have had a second dose.

metro.co.uk ,  2d 53
Another 15 people die with Covid as 2,490 test positive

Covid at its lowest level for eight months in England and Wales

The number of coronavirus infections in England and Wales has dropped to its lowest level for eight months, new figures suggest.About one in 1,180 people in private households in England had Covid-19 in the week to 2 May, down from one in 1,010 the previous week, according to the latest estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

inews.co.uk ,  2d 0
Covid at its lowest level for eight months in England and Wales

COVID-19: Safety fears and potential side effects putting people off vaccine, official figures show

Data from the Office for National Statistics found people were also worried about the speed the vaccine has been developed.Safety fears are the most common reason for people not getting a coronavirus vaccine, official figures have shown.The speed at which the jab has been developed and potential long-term side effects were also among concerns, according to data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

news.sky.com ,  2d 0
COVID-19: Safety fears and potential side effects putting people off vaccine, official figures show

Alcohol abuse deaths hit all-time high during coronavirus pandemic

ALCOHOL-related deaths jumped by a fifth in 2020, hitting the highest number since records began - sparking dismay among experts.Figures show 7,423 people were killed by ­diseases known to be a direct ­consequence of booze abuse in 2020 – up 20 percent from 6,200 in 2019.Experts said the surge could be linked to people being ­reluctant to seek help ­during the Covid-19 crisis and reduced access to alcohol treatment.

express.co.uk ,  2d 12
Alcohol abuse deaths hit all-time high during coronavirus pandemic

Adults avoiding physical contact while out ‘at lowest level since September’

The proportion of adults avoiding physical contact with others when outside their home is at its lowest level for seven months, figures show.Compliance with most measures to stop the spread of Covid-19 remains high, according to an Office for National Statistics (ONS) survey carried out between April 28 and May 1.

thecourier.co.uk ,  2d 0
Adults avoiding physical contact while out ‘at lowest level since September’

Britons are starting to hug loved ones again: One in five adults no longer avoid others while outside - the lowest level since September, data shows

Britons are starting to hug loved ones again after months of avoiding each other because of Covid, an official survey suggests.Office for National Statistics data released today shows the proportion of people saying they refuse physical contact to stop the virus fell to 82 per cent by May 3.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 0
Britons are starting to hug loved ones again: One in five adults no longer avoid others while outside - the lowest level since September, data shows

England's Covid outbreak shrinks... AGAIN: 46,000 people had virus on any given day last week

Just 46,000 people had coronavirus in England last week - as the outbreak continues to shrink in the face of fewer restrictions, official estimates suggested today.Office for National Statistics figures indicate fewer than one in 1,180 people in England were infected in the week to May 2, based on random-swabbing of more than 100,000 Britons.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 161
England's Covid outbreak shrinks... AGAIN: 46,000 people had virus on any given day last week

More than 40,000 'excess deaths' were recorded in private homes in England and Wales in 2020 - but only 8% were down to Covid as official data reveals total number of fatalities was 14% higher than average

More than 40,000 'excess deaths' were recorded in private homes last year - but less than one in ten were down to coronavirus, official figures revealed today.Office for National Statistics data showed 166,000 people died at home in England and Wales in 2020, compared to 125,000 expected based on deaths at home over the previous five years.

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 71
More than 40,000 'excess deaths' were recorded in private homes in England and Wales in 2020 - but only 8% were down to Covid as official data reveals total number of fatalities was 14% higher than average

Deaths at home in England and Wales up a third in 2020

Deaths in private homes in England and Wales rose by a third in 2020, with sharp increases in the number of deaths caused by heart disease, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease, new figures show.A total of 166,576 deaths from all causes in private homes were registered in 2020, compared with an average of 125,255 between 2015 and 2019, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

thecourier.co.uk ,  2d 0
Deaths at home in England and Wales up a third in 2020