A nurse takes a swab at a drive-through Covid-19 testing centre in Chessington, Greater London, on Saturday. Photo: AP A nurse takes a swab at a drive-through Covid-19 testing centre in Chessington, Greater London, on Saturday. Photo: AP
A nurse takes a swab at a drive-through Covid-19 testing centre in Chessington, Greater London, on Saturday. Photo: AP

Britain raises coronavirus alert level, warning of high transmission

  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson expected to unveil further restrictions to slow spread of Covid-19
  • Top medical officers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland warn of exponential increase, upgrade alert from three to four – the second-highest level

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A nurse takes a swab at a drive-through Covid-19 testing centre in Chessington, Greater London, on Saturday. Photo: AP A nurse takes a swab at a drive-through Covid-19 testing centre in Chessington, Greater London, on Saturday. Photo: AP
A nurse takes a swab at a drive-through Covid-19 testing centre in Chessington, Greater London, on Saturday. Photo: AP
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