‘This battle is not won yet’, warns Jonathan Van-Tam after cases increase in parts of UK

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “‘This battle is not won yet’, warns Jonathan Van-Tam after cases increase in parts of UK” – below is their description.

    Coronavirus cases are rising in parts of the UK showing that “this battle is not won,” Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam has said.

    Prof Van-Tam, speaking at a Downing St briefing, said some parts of England were “burning quite hot” with new cases, including in the Midlands and, increasingly, the west coast of England.

    “This is not a good sign and reinforces the fact that I’m afraid this battle at the moment is not won.”

    Prof Van-Tam said there were some worrying signs that people who had received a vaccine were breaking lockdown rules.

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