Boris Johnson missed five coronavirus Cobra meetings, Gove says

PM missed string of emergency meetings in buildup to crisis in February, minister concedes UK coronavirus updates – live Coronavirus – global updates All our coronavirus coverage Michael Gove has conceded that Boris Johnson missed five consecutive emergency meetings in the buildup to the coronavirus crisis, and that the UK shipped protective equipment to China in February. The government faced intense pressure on Sunday over its initial response the pandemic, as Labour accused Johnson of having been “missing in action” during the crucial weeks when the virus first arrived in the UK. Continue reading...