Parts of the UK could be overwhelmed by Covid-19 ‘in two or three weeks,’ Liverpool mayor warns

Follow RT on Liverpool City Mayor Steve Rotheram has warned that parts of the UK could be overwhelmed by Covid-19 cases in “two or three weeks’ time,” as infections continue to spike at a “genuinely worrying” rate.  Rotheram’s remarks come a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new national lockdown for England, instructing […]

UK government ‘won’t hesitate’ to change Christmas Covid rules if needed, says minister, as infections soar

Follow RT on The British housing minister has warned that the government may change the Covid-19 rules again for Christmas as the UK experiences a surge in infections amid the emergence of a new ‘high contagious’ strain. Speaking on Wednesday, Secretary of State for Housing Robert Jenrick told Sky News that the government is ready […]

Military called up amid fears Welsh emergency healthcare will be overwhelmed as new Covid-19 strain sees infections soar

Follow RT on The Welsh Ambulance Service has announced that it is drafting in the armed forces to help get medical care to patients as levels of staff sickness and self-isolation create healthcare capacity challenges. The Welsh Ambulance Service announced on Tuesday that it would be drafting in more than 90 soldiers from the Royal […]