24 September 2020 10:41
Here are five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday morning. We'll have another update for you at 18:00 BST. 1. Sunak to unveil emergency jobs scheme Chancellor Rishi Sunak is to set out measures aimed at minimising further unemployment as stricter Covid-19 restrictions come into force. They are expected to replace the furlough scheme, which is due to expire next month. 2. NHS Covid-19 app launches for the over-16s People aged 16 and over in England and Wales are being urged to download the government's newly-launched contact-tracing app.