UK hit by new virus test failing, finds 16,000 extra cases
Britain has Europes highest coronavirus death toll, at more than 42,000, and Johnsons Conservative government is facing criticism from all sides. “Now it is critical we work together to put it right and make sure it doesn’t happen again.”Hancock's appearance at the House of Commons came after the weekend disclosure that 15,841 virus cases weren’t tabulated from Sept. 25 to Oct. 2. The unreported cases were added to the government’s daily new infections total over the weekend, boosting Saturday’s number to 12,872 cases and Sunday’s to 22,961. The number of new cases reported Monday fell to 12,594, but given the adjustments related to the missing cases, it was impossible to figure out a trend. The confusion over the daily testing numbers only adds to the uncertainty over whether the restrictions are working in suppressing the virus.
UK to make changes to extradition treaty with Hong Kong
LONDON Britain's government will be making changes in its extradition arrangements with Hong Kong on Monday, after China imposed a tough new national security law. He promised to be tough'' but to not completely abandon a policy of engagement with China. Johnson said he would leave it to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to outline the extradition changes in a statement to the House of Commons later Monday. Johnsons government has already criticized Chinas decision to impose a sweeping new national security law on Hong Kong. Its Western countries, headed by United States they started this so-called new Cold War on China."