Wednesday, December 1

Coronavirus in the United Kingdom: the risky bet of the United Kingdom to return to normality despite the explosion of cases due to the delta variant

  • Norberto Paredes @norbertparedes
  • BBC News World

Underground station, London.

Image source, Getty Images


The government will urge the population to “use common sense” and continue to wear masks after July 19, but it will not be mandatory.

With cars, merchants and pedestrians everywhere, the streets of central London already resemble what they were before the pandemic.

On July 19, the British government plans to lift the few remaining restrictions, allowing much of the country to return to relative normalcy.

English nightclubs will reopen their doors, social distancing will no longer be mandatory, social events will no longer have a guest limit and even wearing masks will be optional, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday.

“If we don’t move on now that we’ve done so much with the vaccination program to break the link (between infections and hospitalizations), When we will do it?“, asked the president.

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