Will England’s Covid lockdown be lifted on June 21? Everything we know about the roadmap

SourceThe Telegraph
SectorHealthcare
CountryEgypt

Doubts have been cast over whether the next stage of lockdown easing will take place on June 21. Plans to fully remove restrictions were due to go ahead in less than two weeks’ time – but the rise in cases of the more Delta variant have left queries surrounding the final stage of the UK roadmap. Boris Johnson will announce on Monday whether Covid restrictions will be lifted.

A two-week delay until July 5 has been under discussion by scientists and civil servants, and after being queried about the delay, the Health Secretary reminded the public that the June 21 date was the earliest at which the government would take Step 4 – rather than being set in stone. The Prime Minister is facing growing pressure to push ahead with the reopening on June 21, despite cases rising in every area of England . ” On Monday… we’ll have a look at where we are . I think what everybody...read more...