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Health & Fitness Coronavirus: faced with the increase in cases, the United Kingdom is pushing back its deconfinement

11:15  01 august  2020
11:15  01 august  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

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While a news phase of deconfinement was to begin in the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced its postponement on July 31 and imposed new restrictions to respond to the recent rise in the number of coronavirus cases in the country, which remains the most bereaved of Europe with nearly 46,000 dead. The number of deaths and intensive care admissions continues to drop, but contamination is on the rise again.

With our correspondent in London, Élodie Goulesque

It will not even have had time to be implemented that the lifting of restrictions announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson , a few weeks ago, has already been canceled. From Saturday August 1, closed entertainment venues such as theaters or casinos, supposed to reopen , will ultimately remain closed. Wedding ceremonies are still permitted, but receptions, which could hold up to 30 people, will have to be canceled until August 15.

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"Hands, face, space"

"It was necessary to step on the brake pedal," Boris Johnson told a press conference on Friday (July 31). In the United Kingdom, as elsewhere in Europe, the number of coronavirus patients is increasing. This week, England saw its highest number of Covid-19 cases in a month.

Now, there are new restrictions and a new slogan: “Hands, face, space” (ie “hands, face, distance”) to limit the risk of contamination.

These announcements come as the UK imposes new quarantine measures on travelers from Spain and Luxembourg , just three weeks after they were lifted. Other countries like Belgium or Croatia could be added to the list.

See also : United Kingdom: mixed results for Boris Johnson, one year after his arrival

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