As Covid cases rise, Boris Johnson claims ‘nothing to indicate’ winter lockdown likely

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As experts said acting early with lighter measures to cut rising case numbers would reduce the need for tougher restrictions later, the prime minister was asked on Friday about the possibility of a winter lockdown. Johnson said: ‘I’ve got to tell you at the moment that we see absolutely nothing to indicate that that is on the cards at all.’ While Johnson has scrapped the legal requirement to wear face masks, he said they should still be worn in confined spaces, especially when meeting strangers

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