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The number of coronavirus deaths has risen in the Algarve.   The region now counts 10 deaths linked to the virus and 310 confirmed cases of infection. Faro, Portimão, Loulé and Olhão have all seen new covid-19 cases.   Nationwide Portugal currently counts 714 dead and more than 20,200...

Prime Minister António Costa is later today (April 21) set to meet with representatives of Portugal’s hotel and restaurant sectors to discuss a relaunch.   The sectors are currently recording substantial losses due to the covid-19 pandemic.   António Costa will first meet with representatives of the Vila Galé,...

The UK is gearing up to use the blood of coronavirus survivors to treat hospital patients ill with the disease.   NHS Blood and Transplant is asking some people who recovered from Covid-19 to donate blood so they can potentially assess the therapy in trials.   The hope is...