Nurses forced to wear bin bag as PPE, test positive
Three nurses who wore bin bags on their shifts due to a shortage in personal protective equipment (PPE) have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. Just weeks ago, the nurses had shared a photo of themselves wrapped in clinical waste bags as they issued a plea for proper masks, gowns and gloves at Northwick Park Hospital, in Harrow.
Lockdown may be extended to May 2020
Ministers are said to be preparing to extend the UK lockdown into May, with advisers insisting the coronavirus peak could still be ten days away. In Wednesday’s Downing Street briefing, Chancellor Rishi Sunak refused to give any hints on if the restrictions would be eased, adding there would be a Cobra meeting to review the situation on Thursday, chaired by Dominic Raab.
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