COVID-19 lockdowns in Asia deepen commodity supply-chain pain

Chinese defector says he warned US officials about COVID, Wuhan link Journalist Sharri Markson discusses her coverage of the ‘extensive’ coverup by China over origins of coronavirus. The recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia has throttled ports and locked down plantations and processors, sparking extended disruptions of raw materials such as palm oil,… Continue reading COVID-19 lockdowns in Asia deepen commodity supply-chain pain

COVID-19: Lockdowns an ‘absolutely last resort’ to combat coronavirus this winter, says vaccines minister

Lockdowns through the winter will be an “absolutely last resort”, the vaccines minister has told Sky News. Nadhim Zahawi said the government will instead rely on vaccines to shift COVID-19 from pandemic to endemic status. He told Sky News: “Lockdowns will be an absolutely last resort. “What we’re trying to do at the moment is… Continue reading COVID-19: Lockdowns an ‘absolutely last resort’ to combat coronavirus this winter, says vaccines minister

Lockdowns could return if Covid cases 'flare up', cabinet minister hints

A TOP minister has admitted there could be more lockdowns in the future if Covid cases "flare up". In bleak news ahead of 'freedom day' on July 19, Kwasi Kwarteng said tough restrictions may come back into force in the future. ? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest updates News that Brits may yet… Continue reading Lockdowns could return if Covid cases 'flare up', cabinet minister hints

Local lockdowns could be enforced within 24 hours due to data from NHS Covid-19 app

LOCAL lockdowns could pop up across the nation within 24 hours thanks to real-time data provided by the NHS app. Local authority officials believe tougher measures could come into force “within days” as spikes registered on the app will be noticed much quicker than other tracking techniques. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the… Continue reading Local lockdowns could be enforced within 24 hours due to data from NHS Covid-19 app