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Colleges crack down on parties to stem outbreaks

College administrators are clamping down on parties where students flout social distancing measures in an effort to prevent coronavirus outbreaks on campuses. “Every student must know that the parties and disregard for face masks, physical distancing and gathering size causing other universities to abandon in-person classes will not be tolerated at Vanderbilt,” said Vanderbilt University’s… Read More »

Coronavirus: More than 100 outbreaks tackled a week, says Matt Hancock

“Targeted action” is being taken against more than 100 local outbreaks of coronavirus every week, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Mr Hancock said increased testing meant officials could now be “targeted” in their response. His comments came after 73 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed at a farm in Herefordshire.… Read More »