Coronavirus – The Latest: Is England heading for a two-week lockdown?

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    Subscribe to our Coronavirus podcast with analysis of the impact on health, business and travel in the UK and beyond: https://www.playpodca.st/coronavirus Millions more Britons will soon be living under tighter coronavirus restrictions, but Sadiq Khan and Sir Keir Starmer are among the Labour MPs calling for even harsher measures. They want to see a two-week national ’circuit breaker’ lockdown, but would this diminish the problem, or simply delay it? The Telegraph’s Global Health Security Correspondent Sarah Newey tells Theodora Louloudis why the move isn’t a silver bullet. Read Sarah Newey’s report from Manaus : https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/brazils-covid-19-epicentre/ Read more about Wales’ crackdown on English visitors: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2020/10/14/wales-first-minister-will-put-police-border-stop-lockdown-areas/ Read more about Germany’s rise in cases: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/10/15/merkel-warns-disaster-germany-italy-see-record-rises-coronavirus/ For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: https://telegraph.co.uk/audio?WT.mc_id=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmg_youtube&utm_content=offsite_televideo&utm_campaign=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

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