Coronavirus live news: UK wakes up to lockdown as Trump insists US will ‘reopen’ in weeks | World news

8.16am GMT08:16 UK mobile firms asked to alert Britons to heed coronavirus lockdown The UK government has taken the unprecedented step of asking mobile companies to send an alert to everyone in the UK telling them to heed the new nationwide lockdown rules. It is the first time ministers have called upon all the UK’s […]

COVID-19: EU employee tests positive in Guinea’s first case

An employee of the European Union delegation in Guinea is the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the country, according to Guinea’s Ministry of Health The employee felt sick after returning to the country from Europe and self-isolated. According to authorities, the individual is a Belgian national and is currently receiving treatment at Nongo treatment […]