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Flights from the UK into New York now have one restriction

Travelers from the U.K hoping to get into New York City must now test negative for the novel Coronavirus in order to board planes. According to Delta and British Airways, all flights into the Big Apple will now have the mandated requirement after Andrew Cuomo summoned airline execs in an emergency call this week. The emergency meeting was called after the U.K has been found to have an even more serious strain of the Coronavirus. According to officials, this particular strain of the Coronavirus is at least 70% more contagious and is believed to be spreading quite fast (as a result we’ve also had to suspend all in-person services we offer in the country.) There were at least 25 flights that landed from London at JFK this afternoon in NYC alone.
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Here is the 3 stage plan that the UK hopes will lead to a grand reopening

On Sunday as expected Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed that not only is the lockdown extended but there is now a three-stage governmental plan to reopen. According to Downing Street, the lockdown s extended in a way but people will be allowed to pretty much fully resume their normal lives. From Monday on ---- people are allowed to go to the park; step outside for exercise, and pretty much everything else they'd normally do. The only caveat is that they apparently will have to do so with members of their own family (although it remains unclear how the government would enforce that.) While the UK works towards a 3-step reopening plan, efforts to quarantine; social distance, and lockdown the region will remain in place while those said plans are carried out. People who br...
Costa Coffee is reopening more stores in parts of the UK
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Costa Coffee is reopening more stores in parts of the UK

Costa Coffee is prepared to see its staff and stores largely reopen. According to the coffee chain, CC will reopen even more of its stores this week following a shipment of PPE supplies for its staff across numerous areas. About a dozen or so stores will have to go and delivery orders only. The move began today as stores across Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Leeds all started to reopen.
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UK #Coronavirus death toll rises by 881

The latest death toll is out in the United Kingdom. According to Sky News, another 881 people died from Wednesday to Thursday this week bringing the total death toll to more than 7.7k. The site also reports that more than 243,000 people have been tested in total as of this writing.
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Coronavirus: Michael Gove isolates; Spain ‘s death toll rises, and more

This is your daily Coronavirus update by the Daily News. We'll try to keep it short and simple and allot less dramatic compared to other sites out there. In this update --- we've got a number of territories covered. MINUTE-BY-MINUTE UPDATES: Michael Gove, of the United Kingdom, is now the latest government minister to self-isolate. According to officials, Gove had been in contact with a family member who recently began exhibiting symptoms of the killer bug.Spain 's death toll according to government ministers has once again risen. The country recorded 743 deaths from the virus yesterday. New Zealand 's questionably erratic health minister has been demoted after it was discovered they had also flouted social distancing rules.The UK 's death toll is now at 5,373. PA News reports...
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The UK has doubled the number of crisis beds on the Falkland Islands

In response to the growing number of cases from the novel Coronavirus, officials confirmed on Tuesday morning that the number of intensive care beds across the Falkland Islands have increased. The news comes amid reports that some on the islands are showing symptoms of the killer bug, the islands in which are home to more than 3k civilians and thousands of military personnel. According to Sky News, British officials have now doubled those beds as the islands only have one actual hospital. Medics and other necessary gear are being flown into the islands in an effort to combat any possible clusters appearing in the regional area.
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UK Coronavirus deaths are now well beyond 1k: Report

Big news in the U.K this weekend as we roll into Sunday. According to official numbers from the government, the death toll from the novel Coronavirus has now reached well over 1,000 Britons. Government numbers confirmed that more than 17k cases are active across the U.K with more expected as the virus continues to spread and testing becomes more palpable. Meanwhile, Boris Johnson himself has tested positive for the killer bug.
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The # of death ‘s in the UK from the Coronavirus more than doubled overnight

LONDON --- As the U.K and the Europe grapple with their own versions of the coronavirus outbreak, the number of deaths in the country have more than doubled in the past 24 hours. Government health officials confirmed on Saturday that 10 additional people have died since Friday night bringing the total number to roughly 24 and counting. This comes on the heels of a countrywide travel restriction on UK residents attempting to fly into America. For the foreseeable future, such travel is banned as of Monday at midnight EDT. Of the reported deaths in the UK, at least 8 were 80 and above and all but one had a pre-existing medical condition.
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