May.01 — Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged a “comprehensive plan” to lift the lockdown that has crippled the economy, as he declared the U.K. has now passed the peak of the coronavirus outbreak. He spoke Thursday at a press conference in London.
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Boris Johnson has been Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2019.
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During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.