In Depth

Covid-19: everything you need to know about coronavirus

No. 10 hopes to hit 100,000 tests per day this week

coronavirus.jpg

To continue reading for free

To keep reading The Week’s concise, refreshing and balanced take on the world, please register your details below.

We will use the details you have shared to manage your registration. You agree to the processing, storage, sharing and use of this information for the purpose of managing your registration as described in our Privacy Policy.

We will use the details you have shared to manage your newsletter subscription. You agree to the processing, storage, sharing and use of this information for the purpose of managing your subscription as described in our Privacy Policy.

We will use the information you have shared for carefully considered and specific purposes, where we believe we have a legitimate case to do so, for example to send you communications about similar products and services we offer. You can find out more about our legitimate interest activity in our privacy policy.

‘We’ includes The Week and other Dennis Group brands as detailed here

Reset your password

A link has been emailed to you - check your inbox.



Don't have an account? Click here to register

Recommended

‘A society preoccupied with national symbols is an insecure one’
Instant Opinion

‘A society preoccupied with national symbols is an insecure one’

How hiking health workers made Bhutan a vaccine world leader
A Buddhist monk receives a vaccine below an image of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
In Depth

How hiking health workers made Bhutan a vaccine world leader

UK local elections 2021: why they matter and who is tipped to win
Keir Starmer Hartlepool
Getting to grips with . . .

UK local elections 2021: why they matter and who is tipped to win

The four biggest problems on Putin’s desk
Vladimir Putin pictured in March
Behind the scenes

The four biggest problems on Putin’s desk

More on Coronavirus

The coronavirus vaccines
An elderly lady receives a Covid vaccine in San Juan, Philippines
Fact file
31 Mar 2021

The coronavirus vaccines

Everything you need to know about the world’s Covid-19 vaccines
Cuba poised to become coronavirus vaccine powerhouse
A man repairs his car in Havana, Cuba
In Depth
30 Mar 2021

Cuba poised to become coronavirus vaccine powerhouse

The communist nation aims to be ‘pharmacist’ to other US enemies after developing multiple Covid jabs
‘Double mutant’ Covid variant threatens to overwhelm India
Holi celebrations in Guwahati in the northeast state of Assam
In Depth
30 Mar 2021

‘Double mutant’ Covid variant threatens to overwhelm India

Hopes of herd immunity extinguished as wave of new strain sweeps across the country
Rule of six: what you need to know
Coronavirus rules relaxed
Why we’re talking about . . .
29 Mar 2021

Rule of six: what you need to know

England celebrates ‘Happy Monday’ as coronavirus restrictions relaxed
Slovak PM resigns after split over Russian vaccine purchase
Slovak Prime Minister Igor Matovic
In Brief
29 Mar 2021

Slovak PM resigns after split over Russian vaccine purchase

EU’s Covid jabs crisis claims first major political scalp
Long Covid: the symptoms and who is most at risk
A Covid patient is wheeled into hospital
Fact file
26 Mar 2021

Long Covid: the symptoms and who is most at risk

New study finds that seven in ten patients hospitalised with the condition still affected five months later
Quiz of The Week
Boris Johnson on a visit to Monkey Puzzle Nursery, London
Quizzes and puzzles
26 Mar 2021

Quiz of The Week

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
What experts learned from tracking every Covid policy in the world
Open graves dug during the Covid pandemic in Sao Paolo, Brazil
Expert’s view
26 Mar 2021

What experts learned from tracking every Covid policy in the world

Wealth no indication of success in the battle against coronavirus
Tory rebels plotting to block vaccine passports
Boris Johnson on a visit to a pub
Behind the scenes
26 Mar 2021

Tory rebels plotting to block vaccine passports

Hospitality bosses label plans for jab proof ‘absurd’ and ‘unfair’
‘The EU vaccine rollout has been so bad that lives have been lost’
President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen
Instant Opinion
25 Mar 2021

‘The EU vaccine rollout has been so bad that lives have been lost’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
The pros and cons of the UK’s long lockdowns
West End
In Depth
25 Mar 2021

The pros and cons of the UK’s long lockdowns

Boris Johnson is facing criticism from his own MPs, who say the lockdown is not being eased quickly enough amid the successful vaccine campaign
US officials raise fresh concerns over AstraZeneca vaccine data
Boris Johnson poses with a vial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine
The latest on . . .
24 Mar 2021

US officials raise fresh concerns over AstraZeneca vaccine data

Independent monitors says the pharma giant may have used ‘out-of-date information’
The threat posed by spread of new coronavirus variants in Europe
Medical staff treat a Covid patient in Rome, Italy
Getting to grips with . . .
24 Mar 2021

The threat posed by spread of new coronavirus variants in Europe

Fresh lockdown measures imposed across continent as mutant Covid strains cause spike in infections
When can Brits travel abroad?
Sunbathers in Benidorm, Spain, before the Covid-19 outbreak
The latest on . . .
23 Mar 2021

When can Brits travel abroad?

Holidaymakers face £5,000 fine for overseas travel before ban lifts
‘Johnson has transformed from libertarian buccaneer to lockdown bureaucrat’
Boris Johnson on a visit to BAE Systems
Instant Opinion
23 Mar 2021

‘Johnson has transformed from libertarian buccaneer to lockdown bureaucrat’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
One year since lockdown: the UK Covid timeline
Boris Johnson outside 10 Downing Street
In Depth
23 Mar 2021

One year since lockdown: the UK Covid timeline

The country marks one year since Boris Johnson asked the nation to ‘stay at home’
Will a vaccine war delay lockdown lifting?
Ursula von der Leyen
Today’s big question
22 Mar 2021

Will a vaccine war delay lockdown lifting?

Ban on export of Covid jabs to Britain threatens to slow campaign to inoculate population
‘EU should crawl away in shame over its vaccination rollout’
Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen
Instant Opinion
22 Mar 2021

‘EU should crawl away in shame over its vaccination rollout’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
Trust in Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine collapsing across Europe
Boris Johnson poses with a vial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine
In Brief
22 Mar 2021

Trust in Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine collapsing across Europe

More than half of people in France, Germany and Spain believe jab is unsafe
Census 2021 will reveal impact of coronavirus
Resident in North London take part in ‘clap for carers’
Expert’s view
19 Mar 2021

Census 2021 will reveal impact of coronavirus

An expert on how the survey will lay bare the impact of 12 months of lockdowns
Quiz of The Week: 13 - 19 March
A pharmacist prepares to administer the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine at Kingston University
Quizzes and puzzles
19 Mar 2021

Quiz of The Week: 13 - 19 March

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
Will vaccine ‘jingoism’ damage the EU?
Ursula von der Leyen
Today’s big question
18 Mar 2021

Will vaccine ‘jingoism’ damage the EU?

Tensions over Covid vaccine supplies have escalated into a battle of words between Brussels and London after Ursula von der Leyen threatened to use emergency powers to ban exports of the jabs to the UK
Why the UK is facing a vaccine shortage
NHS staff prepare to administer the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine
Getting to grips with . . .
18 Mar 2021

Why the UK is facing a vaccine shortage

NHS bosses urged to stop booking jab appointments for under-40s
‘We have crossed a line in surrendering our freedoms’
Boris Johnson at the daily Covid press briefing
Instant Opinion
17 Mar 2021

‘We have crossed a line in surrendering our freedoms’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press