UK extends coronavirus lockdown by three more weeks

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  • The UK government has announced an extension of social and economic restrictions for at least three more weeks, which would make them last at least until the second week of May.
    Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says lifting the curbs now would mean risking a second wave of infections.
    More than 13,000 people have died in the UK, and there are over 104,000 confirmed infections.

    Al Jazeera’s Neave Barker reports from London.

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    In This: Dominic Raab

    Dominic Rennie Raab is a British politician serving as First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since July 2019.

    This role is otherwise known as Foreign Secretary.

    Raab served in the British Cabinet as Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union in 2018, until his resignation. That role was otherwise known as Brexit Secretary.

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