UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirms England’s lockdown rules will end on 19 July, but said it was vital to proceed with “caution”, warning “this pandemic is not over”. So, is this the right path out? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog
England will move to the final stage of easing Covid restrictions on 19 July, ministers have confirmed.
But the prime minister said it was vital to proceed with “caution”, warning “this pandemic is not over” .
The peak of the current wave is not expected before mid-August and could lead to between 1,000 and 2,000 hospital admissions per day, according to government scientists.
Newsnight’s political editor Nick Watt and health correspondent Deb Cohen report.
Emily Maitlis is joined by Labour shadow minister Alison McGovern and Conservative MP Peter Bone.
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