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New restrictions that could last six months announced - recap


Boris Johnson announces new coronavirus lockdown measures - recap

By Joseph Reaidi

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    Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce the next measures that will be taken following a rapid surge of coronavirus cases in the UK.
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  • One of the measures that will be announced at 8pm is likely to include a 10-pm curfew for pubs, bars and restaurants in England.
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  • He will unveil his plans at the Commons this afternoon after a Cabinet meeting today.
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  • This follows after the Covid-19 alert level was raised from three to four - suggesting that transmission is high or rising exponentially.
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  • Follow our live-blog for more updates throughout the day.