Some regression of the coronavirus pandemic has been observed in Great Britain. Boris Johnson presents his plan for a “cautious” exit from the third confinement in the country.
The measures will be presented to Parliament
An improvement in the health situation linked to Covid-19 is noted in Britain, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson must thus reveal a plan for exiting confinement.
As the newspaper reminds us The Parisian, this third isolation was introduced in early January, not only because of a rapid spread of coronavirus, but also because of the discovery of the British variant, which is highly contagious. The head of government presents the measures to parliament on the afternoon of Monday, February 22, before the televised press conference in the evening.
Reopening of schools, gatherings …
Through the voice of the Secretary of State for Immunization, Nadhim zahawi, the government affirmed the reopening of all English schools on March 8. At the microphone of the BBC, he explained that it is ambitious, but “it’s also prudent and data drivenOutdoor gatherings will be allowed from March 29, but they will be limited to 6 people or two different households. After months of isolation, Boris Johnson claims to want to allow people to “find their loved ones safely“.
In the context of deconfinement, Boris Johnson warns that this transition will be “careful“and”progressive“. As a result, non-essential stores, hairdressers, pubs, restaurants, cinemas and museums will have to wait a while to be able to reopen. However, caution will be required for each decision taken, he said, not to undo the progress.”accomplished” and the “sacrifices“agreed.
Rapid progress in the vaccination campaign
Launched in December, the vaccination campaign is progressing very quickly in England.
In mid-February, 15 million people received a first dose of the vaccine there, including residents of nursing homes, notes The Parisian. The government has already announced that from March 8, they will be able to welcome a visitor inside, provided they test negative at the Covid-19 and wears a mask. In addition, state authorities have promised that all adults will receive a first injection by the end of July.
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