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Dr David Rosser, chief executive of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, said hospitals were in control of dealing with the Covid-19 and “nowhere near” reaching a point where no additional patients could be received. But he said he had serious concerns that people who head out into the sunshine over the weekend could spread …

Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, has warned of the break-up of the European Union, as unprecedented pressure was piled on northern states to give way and unlock €500bn (£438bn) of economic support for the countries hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic. After 16 hours of talks since Tuesday, EU finance ministers reconvened by videoconference on …

The number of people who have been killed by the coronavirus is now at least 8,503, a stark increase that comes as the country braces for what is likely to be the deadliest week of the pandemic in the U.S. thus far. There have been at least 312,245 confirmed cases in the U.S., according to …

The government could stop people leaving their homes for exercise if too many people flout existing social distancing rules, for example by sunbathing in parks, the health secretary has said. Warning about the possibility of moves towards a fuller lockdown as seen in places such as France and Italy, Matt Hancock confirmed that under current …

President Trump veers from predicting ‘a lot of death’ to revisiting Easter services. Veering from grim warnings to baseless assurances in a single news conference, President Trump on Saturday predicted a surging death toll in what may be “the toughest week” of the coronavirus pandemic before also dispensing unproven medical advice. He suggested again that …

“I guess they’re looking for ratings,” Mr. Trump said of unnamed media outlets. “I don’t know what they’re looking for.” He suggested that accounts of supply shortages at hospitals had been exaggerated. Mr. Trump said many hospital administrators had reported that their supply levels “are meeting their essential needs,” adding that they are “really thrilled …

Governor Cuomo said that the crisis would peak in New York in the coming days. With the coronavirus having claimed more than 3,560 lives in New York, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo warned Saturday the state was still days away from the peak of its outbreak. “Nobody can tell you the number at the top of …

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany’s health system could face strains similar to those in Italy if the coronavirus outbreak in the country worsens, the head of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the federal agency responsible for disease control, told a newspaper. A general view of the almost empty street Kaiserdamm, as the spread of coronavirus disease …

Li, the country’s second-in-command, urged local governments Monday to “seek truth from facts” and be “open and transparent” in releasing information on the epidemic. “Being open and transparent means a new case must be reported once it’s discovered. It is what it is. There must be no concealing or underreporting,” he told senior officials tasked …

Pointing to the way the coronavirus has spread in other countries, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, said that the US can still expect more cases and deaths, primarily among older and vulnerable individuals, “We have not yet reached our peak,” Fauci said at a White House briefing …