Health minister: No second national lockdown ‘if people stick to the rules’ | Coronavirus

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Health minister: No second national lockdown ‘if people stick to the rules’ | Coronavirus” – below is their description.

    Edward Argar has played down reports that the Government is considering a two-week national lockdown as coronavirus cases continue to rise. The health minister said that if people “stick to the rules” such as local lockdowns and the rule of six, then “we don’t need to see a national lockdown”. He added the Government believes the rise in coronavirus cases can be controlled through local measures.

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    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.

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