‘UK lockdown was 10 days too late’

The UK’s Sky News interviewed Dr Walter Ricciardi who said that Britain’s lockdown “was 10 days too late” and expects that Covid-19 has got out of control in the country as a consequence.

Italian Government scientific adviser Dr Walter Ricciardi has told Sky News that the UK will ‘pay the price’ for locking down the country ten days too late.

He spoke to Sky’s Sally Lockwood in Rome.

Sky News YouTube Channel

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

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