Boris Johnson Says UK Won’t Need Another Nationwide Shutdown

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said reimposing lockdown measures in the UK would not be necessary in an interview with the Telegraph.

Johnson said the measures on a national scale were akin to a “nuclear deterrent” that should only be used as a last resort, saying “nor do I think we will be in that position again.”

Johnson has expressed optimism the country will be able to return to the status quo “by Christmas,” giving local officials increased authority to impose regional or local lockdowns for emerging hotspots and allowing government ministers to shut down sectors “where justified by evidence.”

Read more at The Hill.

{Matzav.com}

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