It has been revealed that staff who move between care homes are more likely to contract COVID-19 – as it emerged that almost 20,000 deaths of care home residents in England and Wales have involved the virus.
Scotland has recorded no deaths from coronavirus for the fourth day running, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall have carried out the first face-to-face public royal engagement since the start of the coronavirus lockdown.
The Prince of Wales has opened up about missing his family during the coronavirus lockdown, telling Sky News: “You really just want to give people a hug”.
The Prince of Wales has told Sky News that he knows he was “lucky” and “got away with it quite lightly” when he caught coronavirus, but it’s made him even more determined to “push and shout and prod” to make sure nature is at the centre of the post-COVID recovery.
Excess deaths in England and Wales are at their lowest level since late March, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Twice as many people have died in care homes in England, Wales and Scotland during the coronavirus pandemic than would be expected in normal times, Sky News analysis has found.
The number of people who have died with coronavirus in England and Wales, up to 8 May, was almost 40,000 – but figures showed those dying with the virus fell by more than a third in that week.
Wales will remain in lockdown for another three weeks to avoid “a return of the virus” – but restrictions will be eased slightly from Monday.
A 57-year-old man has died and two people have been injured following a water buffalo attack in Wales, police have said.
The Prince of Wales has released a photograph of him hugging Prince Louis as he marked his grandson’s second birthday.
There were more than 1,600 coronavirus-linked deaths outside of hospitals in England and Wales in March, new Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures suggest.
Nearly one in 10 coronavirus-related deaths in England and Wales happened outside hospitals in the week ending 3 April, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Police officers from 37 forces in England and Wales have issued 1,084 fines for breaches of coronavirus regulations up until Thursday.
Around one in 14 COVID-19 related deaths in England and Wales could be taking place outside hospitals, new data suggests.