Boris Johnson: Nothing to suggest winter lockdown is on the cards

Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

The Independent published this video item, entitled “Boris Johnson: Nothing to suggest winter lockdown is on the cards” – below is their description.

Boris Johnson has suggested there is “nothing on the cards” to suggest a winter lockdown is necessary.

The prime minister also encouraged the public to get their Covid-19 vaccine booster shots and wear masks in “confined spaces” and when meeting people “we don’t normally meet”.

“I’ve got to tell you, at the moment that we see absolutely nothing to indicate that is on the cards at all,” Mr Johnson said when asked if a full winter lockdown is a possibility.

For more UK news visit Independent TV: https://www.independent.co.uk/tv/news

Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheIndependentOnline

Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Independent

Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the.independent

Subscribe to Independent Premium for exclusive content and live events: https://bit.ly/2MiOONB

The Independent YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.


Subscribe to The Global Herald in Google News

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • Keir Starmer receives Covid booster jab
  • Report finds US and China continue to dominate Asia-Pacific region | The World
  • New Street’s Delano Saporu on market resiliency around Covid news
  • Omicron Covid cases detected in at least 17 U.S. states
  • Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to four years in jail – BBC News
  • In This Story: Lockdown

    During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.

    3 Recent Items: Lockdown

  • Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: Government confirms major review into Arthur’s death
  • GMB Panel Discuss The Omicron Variant & The Likelihood Of Another Lockdown | Good Morning Britain
  • Dads on stage with their daughters for the Tiny Tutus performance | 7NEWS
  • Leave a Comment

    We don't require your email address, or your name, for anyone to leave a comment. If you do add an email address, you may be notified if there are replies to your comment - we won't use it for any other purpose. Please make respectful comments, which add value, and avoid personal attacks on others. Links are not allowed in comments - 99% of spam comments, attempt to post links. Please describe where people may find additional information - for example "visit the UN website" or "search Google for..." rather than posting a link. Comments failing to adhere to these guidelines will not be published.

    Posting....