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World Boris Johnson says UK is at a 'perilous turning point' and tells Brits to work from home

16:10  22 september  2020
16:10  22 september  2020 Source:   cnbc.com

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Boris Johnson says new restrictions being introduced in England could prevent tougher rules later. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK had reached " a perilous turning point " as he set out Office workers are also being told to stay at home if they can. "We always knew that while we might

Boris Johnson sets out new Covid restrictions at ‘ perilous turning point ’. Work from home if you Johnson agrees. He says measures are being introduced for care homes Munira Wilson (Lib Dem) says Covid cases are rising at an alarming rate amongst the BAME populations, particularly Asians.

  • Hospitality businesses, such a pubs and restaurants, must provide table service only, and close by 10 p.m. from Thursday.
  • The use of face masks will be extended.
  • The number of people allowed to attend weddings has been reduced to 15.
Boris Johnson wearing a suit and tie: Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street on September 9, 2020 in London. © Provided by CNBC Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a virtual press conference at Downing Street on September 9, 2020 in London.

LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday that Britain was at a "perilous turning point" and that he had to act now to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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Boris Johnson has announced a series of new, more robust coronavirus restrictions to come into force across What are the main changes? • People who can work from home “should work from home ”, the The country, he said , faces “ a perilous turning point ”, with daily coronavirus infections almost

BORIS Johnson has shelved the work - from - home message and told the nation to get back to the office. Boris Johnson urged people to go back to work if they can. The PM said in a Q&A with the But confusingly, the official gov. uk /coronavirus guidance tells Brits to "stay alert" by "staying at

In a marked change in tone, Johnson reversed the lifting of lockdown measures in the country, telling people to work from home once again if possible.

He warned that the new measures, which include the early closing of pubs and restaurants, could be in place for up to six months.

It comes after a surge in coronavirus cases in recent days which have led to localized lockdown measures in parts of northern England. Groups of more than six people are also no longer allowed to meet up.

A further 4,368 daily cases were reported for the country on Monday. Meanwhile, the government's scientific advisors warned that, if no action was taken, the country was heading toward almost 50,000 new cases per day by mid-October. This would lead to 200 or more deaths a day, they said.

Coronavirus. Boris Johnson tightens restrictions for next six months

 Coronavirus. Boris Johnson tightens restrictions for next six months © PRESS ASSOCIATION IMAGES / MAXPPP Boris Johnson during government questions in Westminster on Wednesday. The British head of government on Tuesday announced new restrictions, including a 10 p.m. curfew for pubs in England. He also warned against the possibility of "more drastic" measures.

Johnson told Parliament that as the UK starts to move towards re-opening, "our journey has reached the most perilous moment where a wrong "It is of course for him to decide what's most appropriate for England but, given the critical point we are at in tackling the virus, #StayHomeSaveLives remains

Announcing the new restrictions, the PM says the UK has reached a " perilous turning point " in its fight against the virus. Watch and follow live on Sky News as Boris Johnson gives a Downing Street broadcast at 8pm. Office workers should work from home again where possible - although

The restrictions announced by the prime minister on Tuesday include:

  • Hospitality businesses, such a pubs and restaurants, must provide table service only, and close by 10 p.m. from Thursday.
  • The use of face masks will be extended.
  • The number of people allowed to attend weddings has been reduced to 15.
  • People who can work from home, should do so.

Johnson stressed that if these measures did not lead to an improvement in the number of coronavirus cases, more restrictions could be imposed.

- Holly Ellyatt contributed to this report

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