Yesterday evening we went to be with the news that our Prime Minister, Boris Johnson had been transferred to an intensive care unit as a precautionary measure due to the fact that he was having difficulty breathing. He remains conscious for the time being but has asked the Foreign SecretaryContinue Reading

As we come to the end of the second week in lockdown, the Prime Minister has spent the night in hospital as a precaution due to the fact the symptoms have persisted for two weeks. The Queen gave her address to the nation yesterday evening at 8pm and it wasContinue Reading

As dawn breaks on day 13 the sky is clear and it looks like it’s going to be another lovely spring day. Yesterday, the sky here in southern England was a rich blue and cloudless for most of the afternoon. Consequently, the parks and the beaches filled with people. TheContinue Reading

The government has warned that they may have to introduce stricter measures if people don’t adhere to the guidelines. In the words of Matt Hancock yesterday, “These are not requests. They are instructions.” The graph curve is on its steep ascent now and the number of deaths reached 684 yesterday.Continue Reading

The two subjects dominating most of the debate at the moment are testing and the impact of lockdown on the economy. Lockdown slows and lowers the rate of infection and this buys time during which the NHS can prepare extra capacity to deal with the volume of patients that willContinue Reading

Yesterday’s total dead was the worst yet by far, 563. It’s on track with the predictions and we’ve probably got another two weeks before the peak. The stories in the media are beginning to turn to blame, accusations of missed opportunities, and criticism of the government’s handling of the crisisContinue Reading

We’re now in the phase during which the total number of deaths each is likely to rise sharply before it reaches its peak. Yesterday‘s total was the worst yet, 381 in one day, and the true figure may actually be worse because of the way statistics have been collected. NurseriesContinue Reading