BREAKING: PM expected to announce post COVID-19 lockdown plan

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    Reports claim Boris Johnson will announce a post lockdown plan on Monday with England going back into a three tier system again.

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    In This Story: COVID-19

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    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)

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    On Monday 12th October 2020, the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, set out a new three tier system for managing the Covid-19 pandemic in England.

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