Boris Johnson tonight plunged England into a new lockdown as he set out emergency measures to control the spread of new strains of coronavirus amid concerns the NHS risks being overwhelmed. Schools, shops and sports venues will close their doors for six weeks from early on Wednesday in scenes not witnessed since the original lockdown last March, with exercise pretty much the only reason to regularly leave home. The Prime Minister’s address from 10 Downing Street came after Nicola Sturgeon plunged Scotland into a new lockdown there from midnight tonight. Wales has been in lockdown since before Christmas, and Northern Ireland’s executive is due to announce its own measures when it meets tomorrow. The latest figures showed a further 407 people have died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Monday and there were a record 58,784 more lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK. So what are the new rules for Covid-hit Britain? Boris Johnson tonight plunged England into a new lockdown as he set out emergency measures to control the spread of new strains of coronavirus amid concerns the NHS risks being overwhelmed. Schools, shops and sports venues will close their doors for six weeks… Read full this story
- It’s tax-free weekend for back to school — but what you really want isn’t eligible
- Judge won’t stop release of school report on Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz
- How should universities handle the Trump administration?
- Carvalho questioned pay in days before backing out of New York schools job, texts show
- Shopportunist: School shopping lesson in budget math
- New York Today: Snacking in, and on, City Parks
- Holiday calendar: Parades, concerts and an abundance of Santa in Delaware
- Why Florida law may shield companies behind deadly FIU bridge from criminal charges
- U.S. News & World Report ranks New York City's top 50 high schools for 2016
- Before Roblox: An Online Rape When Cyberspace Was New
What do the new lockdown rules mean for you? Schools and universities closed, exams set to be cancelled, you can only meet one person outdoors, shielding is back, holidays are barred and take-away alcohol is banned have 309 words, post on www.dailymail.co.uk at January 4, 2021. This is cached page on GameMax. If you want remove this page, please contact us.