England, Scotland and Wales all face much tighter restrictions over Christmass growing daily., as fears about the transmission of the coronavirus variant grow.
In London, the south east and parts of eastern England, new tier four level restrictions are being introduced from midnightThe state to be eligible fo, meaning that people must stay at home with certain exceptionsThe province to work toward creating a task force to. The planned relaxation of Covid rules for Christmas has been scrapped for tier four areas. People will be unable to socialise with others outside their household or bubble, even on Christmas Day. For the rest of England:1620036900000,, the rules allowing three households to meet will be reduced to Christmas Day onlylastreplicated.
Boris Johnson said that “we cannot continue with Christmas as planned”. The decisions had been taken with a “heavy heart“, but “when the virus changes its method of attack, we must change our method of defence”.
Professor Chris Whitty said that it was important that people in tier four areas don’t travel so they don’t spread the variant to other parts of the UKThe full story here: Doug Ford in isolation after aide tests positive for COVID-19.