England to enter stricter three-tier system after COVID lockdown ends on Dec 2

LONDON: England will end a national COVID-19 lockdown on December 2 and move into tougher tiered regional restrictions than before, with more areas facing severe constraints to prevent the virus from reigniting, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office said. Johnson ordered England in to a month-long lockdown in early November after infection cases and deaths started … Read more

UK PM Boris Johnson announces month-long lockdown in England after COVID-19 cases surge

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that England will enter a month-long lockdown from Thursday. “Now is the time to take action because there is no alternative,” Johnson said in a virtual press conference on Saturday at Downing Street, Xinhua news agency reported. The prime minister`s announcement came just hours after official figures showed … Read more