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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Virus restrictions ease in England after months of lockdown” – below is their description.
England is relaxing tight coronavirus restrictions for the first time in months on April 12, 2021. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the reopening was a “major step” towards freedom but urged people to behave responsibly as the coronavirus was still a threat.
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