The government is in danger of leaving it “too late” for a short national lockdown to be effective in driving down the rate of coronavirus infections,…View More Government risks leaving it ‘too late’ for ‘circuit break’ lockdown to work, warns SAGE member
A “short, sharp” two-week lockdown over the October half-term could prevent more than 7,000 deaths, according to a paper by two of the government’s leading…View More ‘No good epidemiological reasons to delay’ circuit break which could save thousands of lives, SAGE scientists say
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the UK is “now seeing a second wave” of Covid-19. Expanding “local” restrictions mean more than 13 million people (one-fifth…View More Covid: Can a ‘circuit break’ halt the second wave?
People who may have coronavirus will be required to self-isolate by law – with those who refuse facing fines of up to £10,000 in England.…View More Break self-isolation, break the law: Failure to stay home when told may mean £10,000 fine
Boris Johnson has said he does not want to put the country in another national lockdown but warned the government may need to “intensify things…View More ‘Circuit break’: PM says he does not want another lockdown – but that second wave ‘is coming’
Boris Johnson is considering the introduction of new national restrictions – possibly as soon as next week – as the prime minister races to try and…View More ‘Circuit break’: PM considering national restrictions on social lives to curb infections