UK ministers working on new lockdown plans – reports

UK ministers working on new lockdown plans – reports

The UK could be heading for a post-Christmas lockdown, in which Brits would be forbidden from gathering indoors. Across Europe, governments are rolling out fresh restrictions to deal with the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

Although the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is highly transmissible and appears more resistant to vaccines, its symptoms have been described as only mild to moderate. Nevertheless, the UK may be returning to the restrictions of last spring, according to a report in the Times on Friday night.

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According to the report, ministers will present proposals to Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the coming days advocating for a return to levels of…

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