“I’m disappointed this wasn’t done two weeks ago”: the public react to a potential new lockdown

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “”I’m disappointed this wasn’t done two weeks ago”: the public react to a potential new lockdown” – below is their description.

    People in central London have their say on the news that the Government are considering a potential new national lockdown, as the Prime Minister holds a Cabinet meeting nearby in Downing Street later this evening. You can watch this live stream, now expected at 6.30pm, here: https://youtu.be/-_Q5-2aRQHc For our live blog on the announcement: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/coronavirus-news-covid-lockdown-tier-3-cases-deaths/ Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH

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