Politics

Coronavirus: High-risk workers with no symptoms to be tested

Thousands of workers whose jobs put them at a greater risk of contracting coronavirus will be tested even if they have no symptoms, the government has announced. A select group of workers such as taxi drivers, cleaners and retail assistants will be part of the pilot. The Department of Health said it was to see […]

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Police rescue 300 workers ‘locked in rice factory ‘

Police in Nigeria have rescued 300 people they say were locked in a rice-processing factory and forced to work throughout a coronavirus lockdown. From the end of March the men were allegedly not allowed to leave the mill in the northern city of Kano. The workers were promised an additional $13 (£10) a month on […]