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    Boris Johnson has said the UK is “now seeing a second wave coming in” and that it was “inevitable” coronavirus would hit the country again. His comments come as a new national lockdown is being considered as a “last line of defence”. The prime minister also warned the government was considering whether it needed to “go further” than the current ‘Rule of Six’ national restrictions which were put in place to limit the spread of Covid-19.

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