Boris Johnson will relax restrictions against COVID-19 in the United Kingdom during Christmas – AlbertoNews

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, plans to relax the restrictions against the coronavirus during Christmas to facilitate family reunions, according to Downing Street, his official office.

The head of government will detail this Monday his plan to re-establish a system of three levels of restrictions as of December 2, when the confinement measures decreed throughout England on November 5 are expected to end.

That roadmap will include a pause in some of the societal constraints between December 22-28, though the plan is pending Johnson agreeing on a similar UK-wide timetable with the autonomous governments of Scotland, Wales and Ireland. del Norte, as revealed by the “Sky News” network.

Johnson, who remains in isolation after having been in contact with a deputy who tested positive for covid-19, “will expose how people will be able to see their loved ones at Christmas”, despite “being clear that this will not be a normal holiday period “Said a spokesman for the Executive.

Outside of the Christmas period, the restrictions in the regions worst hit by the epidemic will be tougher than those imposed in October in England.

“Everyone’s efforts during the current national restrictions have helped bring the virus back under control, slow its spread and ease pressure on the public health system,” said the government spokesman.

“But the prime minister and his scientific advisers make it clear that the virus is still present and that without regional restrictions it could get out of control again before the vaccines and mass testing have taken effect,” he added.

The United Kingdom registered 341 deaths from covid-19 and 19,875 infections on Saturday, compared to 20,252 infections and 511 deaths reported the previous day.

EFE

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