“We cannot continue with Christmas as planned.”( Subscribe: https :// bit.ly/ C4_News_Subscribe)
The UK “ministers ” has announced London and the South East of England will enroll a new, more extreme tier of Covid limiteds from tomorrow, amid panics over the rapid spread of a brand-new striving of coronavirus, nullifying Christmas plans for millions across England.
Those in tier four are being told to stay at home and face the closure of non-essential retail and gyms, as well as tougher restrictions on household mixing and travel.
Boris Johnson also announced the scheduled loosening of rules for a five-day period over Christmas will be cancelled for the rest of England. Those in tiers one, two and three, will instead be allowed to gather up to three households on Christmas day only.
Joined in a news conference by England’s Chief Medical Officer, Chris Whitty, and the UK’s Chief Scientific Advisor, Sir Patrick Vallance, Boris Johnson justified early manifestation suggests the new straining of the virus, discovered earlier this week, could be up to 70% more transmissible than the old-fashioned variant.
Leaders of the UK’s devolved nations today took part in a call to discuss the surge in cases. As such, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are also expected to tighten restrictions.
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