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Matt Hancock: 'This is on everyone to act together to hit deadline dates'

Hancock stressed that the rules still need to be followed despite the announcement of the easing of lock down road map.
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Covid-19: Everyone 'has to play their part' in lockdown easing, warns Hancock

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says lifting restrictions in England is dependent on how people act.
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UK Covid live: Boris Johnson sets out roadmap to end England's lockdown

Prime minister tells MPs new plan for schools, social contact, retail and hospitalityBoris Johnson considers ‘Covid status certificates’ to unlock EnglandStep by step: how England’s Covid lockdown will be liftedRelaxing rules too early likely to bring huge death toll, scientists sayScotland vaccination drive linked to big drop in hospital admissionsGlobal coronavirus updates – live 4.28pm GMT Johnson told MPs that both Prof Chris Whitty, the chief medical offficer, and Sir Patrick Vallance, ...
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A cricket ball lurking behind UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock

Send your pictures of cricket bats and other cricket stuff in unusual places to [email protected] Please feel free to deliberately place the cricket thing in the unusual place yourself. Ged Ladd was watching UK Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, being interviewed by Sophy Ridge On Sunday. “Just to the north-east of the cabinet minister’s ear, I can clearly see a cricket ball,” he said. This is not perhaps the most unlikely location for a cricket ball as Hancock’s affection f...
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The Latest: Biden to mark 500,000 lives lost with ceremony

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON __ President Joe Biden will mark the U.S. crossing 500,000 lives lost from COVID-19 with a moment of silence and candle lighting ceremony at the White House. The nation is expected to pass the grim milestone on Monday, just over a year after the first confirmed U.S. fatality due to the novel coronavirus. The White House said Biden will deliver remarks at sunset to honor those who lost their lives. He will be joined by first lady Jill Biden and Vice President Ka...
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The Latest: New Zealand to remove restrictions from Auckland

By The Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand will remove remaining coronavirus restrictions from Auckland on Monday after an outbreak discovered in the largest city fades away. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said more than 72,000 tests had found no evidence the virus was spreading in the community. Auckland was placed into a three-day lockdown this month after a mother, father and daughter tested positive. Another five contacts later tested positive. After the lockdown ended, Auc...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 49,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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Coronavirus live news: US death toll nears 500,000; UK roadmap out of lockdown revealed

Fauci says Americans may still be wearing masks in 2022; UK speeds up vaccination plan; WHO calls on Tanzania to act Fauci laments ‘historic’ Covid toll as US nears 500,000 deathsUK roadmap out of lockdown revealedUK: changing events could put brakes on recovery roadmap, says ministerIsrael’s use of Covid vaccines in prisoner swap deal sparks rowSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.18am GMT More now on the UK accelerating its vaccination plan: The British government declared Sunday that every...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 9,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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The Latest: Grieving Italians mark a COVID-19 anniversary

By The Associated Press CODOGNO, Italy — Italians are marking one year since their country was shocked to discover it had the first known locally transmitted COVID-19 case in the West. With church services Sunday and wreath-laying ceremonies, including in small northern towns which were the first to be hard-hit by the pandemic, citizens paid tribute to the dead. Italy has a confirmed death toll from the virus of 95,500. While the first wave of infections largely engulfed Lombardy and other north...
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Coronavirus: Medical regulator investigates £30m Covid contract firm

Hinpack, which makes test tubes, is run by the former landlord of a pub near Matt Hancock's old home.
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Coronavirus: Latest data shows vaccine reduces transmission

Matt Hancock says hospital admissions are falling more sharply than the first wave of the pandemic.
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Matt Hancock defends contract publication delay: 'Second to saving lives'

Matt Hancock has defended his department's failure to publish PPE procurement contracts on time.
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Coronavirus: Latest data shows vaccine reduces transmission - Hancock

Matt Hancock says hospital admissions are falling more sharply than the first wave of the pandemic.
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Coronavirus live news: cases of some variants falling in UK; German third wave could be imminent due to variants

UK health secretary says cases of South African and Brazilian variant appear to be falling; German experts say variants behind stalling decline in infectionsUK: Ban on outside sport can end, top scientist urges JohnsonLong Covid: ‘It’s a year since I’ve felt like myself’Surge in referrals for eating disorders among under-18s during CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.01am GMT The number of cases of South African and Brazilian variants of Covid-19 in the UK appears to be falling, the Bri...
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COVID Data Will Determine How Quickly UK Emerges From Lockdown, Hancock Says

LONDON (Reuters) - British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the government will need to analyse the data as it slowly unlocks from the national...
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Covid-19: Care home residents in England to be allowed one regular visitor

Matt Hancock says the 8 March rule change is a "first step to getting back to where we want to be".
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Covid: Matt Hancock acted 'unlawfully' over pandemic contracts

The health secretary beached his "legal obligation" to publish details of deals, the High Court rules.
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Matt Hancock acted unlawfully by failing to publish Covid contracts

High court rules that failure to publish details of contracts within 30 days was transparency breach Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe health secretary, Matt Hancock, acted unlawfully by failing to publish multibillion-pound Covid-19 government contracts within the 30-day period required by law, a high court judge has ruled.The judge, Mr Justice Chamberlain, ruled the failure to do so breached the “vital public function” of transparency over how “vast quantities” of...
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Covid: Third of social care staff still not vaccinated, Matt Hancock says

The health secretary confirms a jab has been offered to everyone in the UK's top four priority groups.
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Matt Hancock: 'Third of social care staff' still not vaccinated

The health secretary urges people to come forward to get their first coronavirus vaccine dose.
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UK reaches milestone of offering first Covid vaccinations to 15m people

Four priority groups of people in England seen as most vulnerable have been offered jabsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe government has reached its target of offering at least first vaccinations to the four groups of people in England seen as most vulnerable to coronavirus by mid-February, it has announced.In a video message sent out via social media, Boris Johnson said Sunday marked “a significant milestone in the United Kingdom’s national vaccination programme”, ...
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Coronavirus live: Johnson 'optimistic' about roadmap to easing UK restrictions; new surge testing in England after South African variant detected

Coronavirus R number falls below 1 in UK; Cuomo faces calls to resign amid allegations of hiding nursing home deaths; High-risk groups missed off UK’s vaccine priority list. Follow the latest updates liveMatt Hancock hopes Covid will become treatable disease by end of 2021Children as young as six to be tested for Oxford vaccine efficacyFewer than a third of UK doctors feel protected from Covid at work – pollA very dangerous epoch’: historians try to make sense of CovidSee all our coronavirus cov...
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Covid-19: 'The plan is working but we're a long way off'

Health Secretary Matt Hancock reacts to the latest ONS figures showing UK levels of Covid are falling.
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UK Covid live: Keir Starmer and Nicola Sturgeon criticise government over 'too leaky' borders

Labour leader says all arrivals in UK should have to face hotel quarantine as Sturgeon calls UK borders ‘too leaky’ to protect against variantsHealth secretary goes cool on prospect of summer holidays for BritonsHancock announces shake-up giving ministers more power over NHSAstraZeneca says vaccine against new variants may take six months40% of staff at biggest UK care home firm have not had vaccineCoronavirus – latest global updates 2.11pm GMT Here are the main lines from today’s Downing St...
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UK Covid live: Matt Hancock tells MPs pandemic has made NHS reform 'more, not less, urgent'

Health secretary lays out sweeping proposals for restructure; professor says Kent variant will ‘sweep the world’Health secretary goes cool on prospect of summer holidays for BritonsHancock announces shake-up giving ministers more power over NHSAstraZeneca says vaccine against new variants may take six months40% of staff at biggest UK care home firm have not had vaccineCoronavirus – latest global updates 1.20pm GMT On a visit to Heathrow airport this morning Sir Keir Starmer restated his call...
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NHS reform: 'No better time than now' for changes - Matt Hancock

The aim is for health and social care to join up more, but Labour questions the timing of the move.
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NHS reform: 'No better time than now' for changes, says Matt Hancock

The aim is for health and social care to join up more, but Labour questions the timing of the move.
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UK Covid live: Kent strain likely to 'sweep the world', says leading British scientist

Health secretary to lay out sweeping proposals for restructure; professor says tweaking vaccines and rolling out booster jabs will be keyHancock goes cool on prospect of summer holidays for BritonsAstraZeneca says vaccine against new variants may take six monthsThe UK residents trapped abroad by hotel quarantine policyCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.35am GMT And the ONS has also published its latest survey of the impact of the pandemic on business. Not ...
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Covid-19: Ministers 'doing everything' to allow summer holidays

But Matt Hancock says "people will have to be patient" but Labour demands clarity on future rules.
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