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Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide cases near 20 million [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide cases near 20 million

The Department of Health and Social Care said 46,413 people had died inhospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive forcoronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths at 46,364 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK deaths at 46,364

The Government said 46,364 people had died in hospitals, care homes and thewider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm onTuesday, up by 65 from the day before. Separate..

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Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide deaths pass 700,000 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: Worldwide deaths pass 700,000

The Department of Health and Social Care said 46,299 people had died inhospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive forcoronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Monday.

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 46,210 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 46,210

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 46,210 people had died inhospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive forcoronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Saturday.

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New rapid Covid tests to be rolled out next week [Video]

New rapid Covid tests to be rolled out next week

New Covid-19 tests that can produce a result in 90 minutes are to be rolled out in care homes from next week. Oxford Nanopore is one of the two firms the government has asked to produce the tests, and..

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New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 to be rolled out [Video]

New 90-minute tests for Covid-19 to be rolled out

Two tests which can detect coronavirus and flu – and promise results in 90minutes – are to be rolled out in hospitals, care homes and laboratories. Theswab and DNA tests will help deal with the..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 46,201 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 46,201

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 46,201 people had died inhospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive forcoronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Saturday.

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 46,193 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 46,193

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 46,193 people had died inhospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive forcoronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Friday.

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 46,119 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 46,119

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 46,119 people had died inhospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive forcoronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 46,046 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 46,046

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 46,046 people had died inhospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive forcoronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 45,961 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 45,961

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 45,961 people had died inhospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive forcoronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Tuesday, up by..

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PAC: Care homes need to be prepared for second wave [Video]

PAC: Care homes need to be prepared for second wave

Meg Hillier, chair of PAC (Public Accounts Committee), says that the situation in care homes appears to be better in case of a second wave, but asks the government to reassure his commitment in..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 56,409 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 56,409

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 45,878 people had died inhospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive forcoronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Monday, up by..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 45,738 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK confirmed deaths at 45,738

The Government said 45,738 people had died in hospitals, care homes and thewider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm onFriday, up by 61 from the day before.

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll reaches 45,501 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll reaches 45,501

The Government said 45,501 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Tuesday, up by 79 from the day before.

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Care homes prepare to welcome visitors again [Video]

Care homes prepare to welcome visitors again

Ashwood Court Residential Home in Warrington prepares to allow visitors for the first time since the lockdown. Interview with CEO Rachel PeacockRachel talks about the steps the home will have to take..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll rises by 114 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll rises by 114

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 45,233 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Thursday –..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 45,119 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 45,119

The Department of Health and Social Care said 45,119 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Wednesday – up by..

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The deadly impact of COVID-19 on Europe's care homes [Video]

The deadly impact of COVID-19 on Europe's care homes

In this episode of Unreported Europe Euronews' Valérie Gauriat explores the devastating impact of the coronavirus on the continent's care home sector. View on euronews

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Starmer meets 'desperate and frustrated' care workers [Video]

Starmer meets 'desperate and frustrated' care workers

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says care home workers are "frustrated and desperate" at the lack of coronavirus tests sent to them, despite Government promises.

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 45,053 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 45,053

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said 45,053 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Tuesday – up..

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A Minute Of Kindness: Teen Arranges Handwritten Letters For The Elderly [Video]

A Minute Of Kindness: Teen Arranges Handwritten Letters For The Elderly

This teenage girl usually arranges for musicians to play in care homes. With Covid-19, Nina Andersen changed tact, having school children write letters to the elderly, to combat loneliness amongst care..

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 44,968 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 44,968

The Department of Health and Social Care said 44,968 people have died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 9am on July 13.

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 44,819 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 44,819

The Department of Health and Social Care said 44,819 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Saturday.

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Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 44,650 [Video]

Coronavirus in numbers: UK death toll at 44,650

The Department of Health and Social Care said 44,650 people had died in hospitals, care homes and the wider community after testing positive for coronavirus in the UK as of 5pm on Thursday – up by 48..

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THERE have been no more coronavirus-related deaths at Herefordshire's care homes, with 62 people known to have died so far during the pandemic.
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Coronavirus rules means care home residents 'left to rot'

Covid-19 rules mean people living with dementia in care homes "feel abandoned", their families say.
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Coronavirus: New Zealand considers imported freight as possible source of new outbreak as care homes go into lockdown

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Coronavirus spread fear of Sheffield carer who went untested

Alison Taylor fears she may have been unwittingly responsible for spreading Covid-19 to care homes.
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Calls for more pay for care home staff

Care homes heroes should be rewarded for their work during the coronavirus pandemic with higher wages, a Sandwell labour councillor is demanding.
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Police probe launched into suspected wilful neglect at two care homes

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The investigation centres over how residents at Brooklands care home in Evesham and The Hawthorns in Wychbold were treated
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More visitors now allowed in to East Kilbride care homes

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Health Secretary Jeanne Freeman has allowed up to three outdoor visitors from two households into Scottish care homes
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Chiefs vow to stay vigilant at care homes in West Dunbartonshire

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More than 3,200 Covid-19 tests have been carried out at the area's care homes.
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Coronavirus: Randox recalls up to 750,000 test kits over safety concerns

Packs have been sent out to care homes and individuals
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Arrests in Worcestershire care homes neglect investigation

BBC Local News: Hereford and Worcester -- Police are investigating claims of "wilful neglect" involving two homes in Worcestershire.
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Not testing patients for Covid-19 put into care was ‘reckless’

MPs have blasted the “reckless” decision to allow hospital patients in England to be discharged into care homes without coronavirus tests at the start of the pandemic.
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Celebrity rehab company to close five children's care homes in Birmingham

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The Priory Group had previously held discussions with Birmingham Children’s Trust - which run Birmingham children’s services - and Ofsted over its decision
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Coronavirus: Care home staff tested fortnightly from Monday

Health minister says the change from weekly testing is because Covid-19 rates in care homes are low.
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Thousands more to be spent on PPE for Walsall care homes

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Care homes and providers have put in £400,000 worth of claims to Walsall Council for Covid support in the last three months
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Process of registering COVID-19 tests placing further strain on care homes

process of registering covid-19 tests placing further strain on care homes
Some facilities in the region take a week to enter information into "not that user-friendly" government portal
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Coronavirus: What do the stats tell us in Wales?

Where are the hot spots in Wales and what is happening in care homes?
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MSP calls for 'shroud of secrecy' over care home COVID deaths to be overturned

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Labour's Monica Lennon said her attempts to get a detailed breakdown of deaths in individual care homes  have been blocked leaving many families in the dark.
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Quarriers bosses delighted after housing support service given top report

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A number of people moved across to the service last year after the charity closed some of its care homes
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Report claims Welsh Government urged care homes to take people without tests

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Coronavirus: Number of empty beds in English care homes almost doubles in a year, survey finds

Action is needed to stop nationwide provider failure, care home alliance chairperson says
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The number of care home residents discharged without Covid-19 test

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Hundreds sent into care homes without Covid tests

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Returning Covid-19 patients to care homes slammed

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Rapid coronavirus tests introduced next week in UK

NEW rapid tests that can detect coronavirus in just 90 minutes will start to be used in care homes and labs from next week.
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Key questions answered on coronavirus testing

The Government has announced two new tests for coronavirus and flu, which can return results in just 90 minutes, are to be deployed in hospitals, care homes and laboratories from next week.
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Four times as many people died in care homes in Birmingham this April than in April 2019, it has been revealed.
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Care homes unable to carry out coronavirus tests, says Brighton MP

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Tories demand probe into Scots care home virus scandal

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Moving elderly patients from hospitals to care homes could breach the Public Health Act 2008, according to the Scottish Tories.
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