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    Boris Johnson has admitted he is less optimistic than last month about the prospect of ending all coronavirus restrictions on June 21, in a strong hint that unlocking will be postponed. 

    The Prime Minister said on Saturday that the spread of the highly infectious Delta variant, first detected in India, is a matter of “serious, serious concern”. 

    “Now, we don’t know exactly to what extent that is going to feed through into extra mortality, but clearly it’s a matter of serious, serious concern.”

    Asked if he was less optimistic now than he was at the end of May, the Prime Minister added: “Yes, that’s certainly fair.

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