Boris Johnson unveils new ‘COVID-19 Winter Plan’

Sky News Australia published this video item, entitled “Boris Johnson unveils new ‘COVID-19 Winter Plan'” – below is their description.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled a strengthened three tier system as part of his “COVID-19 Winter Plan”. Britain will enter the new program when a four-week lockdown ends on December 2. The measures aim to help contain the virus by spring after another 15,000 cases and 206 deaths were recorded in 24 hours.

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