Saturday, May 18

Day: May 18, 2020

Lockdown not sustainable
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Lockdown not sustainable

    A decision on whether schools will return next month is likely to be made this week , Downing Street has suggested. The Prime Minister's official spokesman said the Government was keen to resolve the issue "as soon as we can", amid a growing row between ministers and unions over the safety of teachers and children. It came as medical experts said a loss or changed sense of taste or smell would be added to the NHS coronavirus symptoms list, alongside a cough and fever, weeks after experts first raised concerns that Covid-19 cases were being missed. Anyone experiencing any of these coronavirus red flags should now self-isolate for seven days to reduce the risk of spreading the infection. Meanwhile, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced that anyone aged over th...