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  • Coronavirus: Virus isolation period extended from seven to 10 days

    Coronavirus: Virus isolation period extended from seven to 10 days0

    Image copyright Getty Images People who test positive for coronavirus or show symptoms in the UK must now self-isolate for at least 10 days, rather than seven. The change, announced by the UK’s chief medical officers, comes as ministers try to avoid a resurgence of the virus. Until now, those showing key symptoms – a

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  • 8 tips for beating isolation

    8 tips for beating isolation0

    Don’t let loneliness get you down Social distancing is absolutely crucial if we’re to beat coronavirus – we all know that. But going for days and weeks without seeing our friends and family is hard and lonely. As we cross roads to avoid walking too near to strangers and we stop visiting shops, pubs and

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  • Quarantrain – Staying fit during isolation

    Quarantrain – Staying fit during isolation0

    Staying fit during isolation – new online fitness programme Quarantrain launches today.  Staff and students from the University of Nottingham are part of an international team of experts who are today (2 April) launching QuaranTrain – a student-led healthcare project to help provide information and resources to stay fit and well during periods of isolation. Covid-19

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  • Government outlines isolation plans for vulnerable, as 18-year-old dies from virus

    Government outlines isolation plans for vulnerable, as 18-year-old dies from virus0

    The food sector will be able to deal with “peaks” but the public must act responsibly, said Robert Jenrick. Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show he said: “We are going to be creating a big national effort (for vulnerable individuals) with the armed forces, with councils, with volunteers, they will receive parcels of food from us

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