UK coronavirus live: Government monitors quarantined France after Norway reinstates restrictions | Politics

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Hello everyone for what promises to be an extremely hot day. I’m going to get the news today so you can relax with a bowl of fresh cereal. So let’s start with the …Morning summary:

We are leading the story that doctors and surgeon leaders have warned that the NHS must not disrupt normal care to tens of thousands of patients when a second wave of Covid-19 strikes. Dr Chaand Nagpaul of the British Medical Association (BMA) said: “If a person needs care – for example for cancer, heart problems, respiratory disease or a neurological problem – they should receive it when they need it. requires.

The Times has “Britons on their way to France risk quarantine.” The newspaper says British tourists planning to travel to France are warned they may have to self-quarantine upon their return amid fears of a second wave of coronavirus there.

Vacationers should only book trips that can be easily rearranged with 24 hours notice, a senior air source said last night, adding that France was “bubbling” with cases.

A leading travel consultant predicted that France had just five days to reduce its number of infections or that the British government would add it to its quarantine list.

The Times also reports that the outcry of more than £ 150million worthless face masks is prompting an investigation into spending.

The National Audit Office is to investigate government contracts for protective gear awarded at the height of the pandemic amid an outcry over the decision to spend more than £ 150million on unusable masks.

The Times revealed yesterday that around 50 million masks purchased without a tender from Ayanda Capital, a London-based investment firm with no experience with government contracts, had been deemed unusable for frontline healthcare workers.

The government has admitted in court proceedings that concerns about the safety of the masks meant they could not be used in accordance with current NHS requirements.

The Telegraph reports that easing the lockdown has not led to an increase in coronavirus infections in England.

The document says new research shows cases of Covid-19 in the community have declined after restrictions were eased.

The largest swab testing survey to date found that while there are fears that releasing measurements too early has led to localized spikes in some areas, new data suggests it there was no overall increase after the return of primary schools and the reopening of non-essential stores.

According to Imperial College London and Ipsos Mori, community prevalence actually declined after the lockdown was relaxed, from 12 infections per 10,000 people in May to 8 in 10,000 between mid-June and early June. July.

The BBC reports that chemotherapy in cancer patients with Covid-19 “is not a risk”.

Continuing chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatment in cancer patients with Covid-19 does not pose a risk to their survival, according to a study.

He also recommends further research on hydroxychloroquine, which appears to be of benefit to some patients.

The results, on 890 cancer patients infected in the UK, Spain, Italy and Germany, could help identify who is most at risk for coronavirus.

Patients with breast cancer had half the death rate of other patients.

Researchers from Imperial College London who conducted the study – involving 19 different hospitals across Europe, including Hammersmith Hospital in London – say they now want to know why.

They also want to investigate the reasons why cancer patients from the UK with Covid-19 in the study were more likely to die than in the other three countries.

The BBC is also reporting on Leicester’s pubs and restaurants reopening at weekends.

Pub goers have been warned not to ‘waste all the hard work’ by ignoring the rules as Leicester’s bars prepare for their first Friday and Saturday nights in months.

Pubs, bars and restaurants have been allowed to reopen in the city from Monday for the first time since March, as the local lockdown has been relaxed.

Some have told the BBC that they are ready and happy to welcome customers again.

But authorities urged people to remember to be “responsible.”

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