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World Coronavirus: Morning update

10:16  29 october  2020
10:16  29 october  2020 Source:   bbc.com

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  Coronavirus: Evening update Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Monday evening. We'll have another update for you on Tuesday morning. 1. Wales to go into national lockdownWales will go into a "short, sharp" lockdown starting at 18:00 BST on Friday evening until Monday 9 November, First Minister Mark Drakeford has announced. Everyone will be told to stay at home, while pubs, restaurants, hotels and non-essential shops will shut. Gatherings indoors and outdoors with people not in your household will also be banned. For more detail about what the lockdown will mean, head here.

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1. Virus cases 'approach 100,000 a day'

Nearly 100,000 people are catching coronavirus every day in England, according to the latest large-scale monthly survey by Imperial College London. It says the pace of the epidemic is accelerating and estimates the number of people infected is doubling every nine days, with cases currently highest in the North but infections surging more rapidly in the South.

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2. More than 1,700 firms planned job cuts in September

Some 1,734 employers notified the government of plans to cut at least 20 posts last month, putting a total of 82,000 positions at risk, according to figures released to BBC News. That's down on the summer peak but three times the level of September 2019.

Coronavirus: Morning update

  Coronavirus: Morning update Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday morning. We'll have another update for you at 18:00 BST. 1. Greater Manchester ultimatumAfter 10 days of fruitless talks, ministers have told regional leaders they must agree a deal on moving to the highest level of coronavirus restrictions by midday on Tuesday, or the government will take action. Mayor Andy Burnham and council leader Sir Richard Leese want more financial support for businesses and individuals, but say the idea of an additional hardship fund was "taken off the table" on Monday.

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3. Scrap GCSE exams next year, Welsh regulator urges

The Welsh exams regulator is recommending GCSE exams be scrapped in favour of assessments next summer, while keeping some A-level tests, to offer certainty and fairness to pupils. The Scottish government took a similar move, only keeping exams for Highers - its A-level equivalent, but in England the government is insisting all national exams will go ahead.

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4. Hundreds of Scout groups 'at risk of closure'

More than 500 Scout groups could close and others face a "bleak" future with coronavirus hampering fundraising, the Scout Association warns. Groups in some of the poorest areas of England have been hit by social distancing measures ending jumble sales, quizzes and car washes, it says, as it launches a fundraising campaign.

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  Coronavirus: Morning update Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning. We'll have another update for you at 18:00 BST. 1. Greater Manchester support deal still 'on the table'As things stand, Greater Manchester will be forced into tier three on Friday, against the wishes of local leaders, after talks over a financial support package collapsed. Right now, the region will get £22m, but the government says an offer of £60m "remains on the table".

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5. The rise of the virtual school tour

How are you supposed to choose a school for your child when you can't visit to see what the options are like? Many schools are opting to use virtual tours and promotional videos to attract prospective students - our video goes through some of the questions parents should consider when talking to staff.

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Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning. We'll have another update for you at 18:00 GMT.1. Second lockdown voteMPs are expected to approve a second nationwide lockdown in England later. Some Conservatives will vote against the move, but Labour's support ensures it's almost certain to pass. The new restrictions will come into force just after midnight - read what you can and can't do.

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