Boris Johnson confused by his own COVID-19 restrictions

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Boris Johnson confused by his own COVID-19 restrictions” – below is their description.

    The Prime Minster apologised after giving the wrong answer to a question about COVID-19 restrictions in the North East. Boris Johnson incorrectly said people could ignore the ‘rule of six’ restrictions when meeting outdoors. He later tweeted that those in the North East should also “avoid socialising with other households outside”.

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