Watch again: Boris Johnson provides Covid update on first day of new national lockdown

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Watch again: Boris Johnson provides Covid update on first day of new national lockdown” – below is their description.

    Boris Johnson is updating the nation on the government’s coronavirus response on the first day of a new national lockdown. The Prime Minister will be flanked by NHS boss Simon Stevens. Chancellor Rishi Sunak earlier extended the furlough scheme until the end of March – a year after it was first brought in. For all the latest, head to our politics live blog: Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ►

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