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World Coronavirus: Boris Johnson imposes the "six rule" on 11 million Britons

22:05  16 october  2020
22:05  16 october  2020 Source:   lejdd.fr

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Dès samedi, de nouvelles restrictions entreront en vigueur à Londres et dans sept zones du Royaume-Uni, afin de lutter contre le coronavirus.  © Reuters

As of Saturday, new restrictions will come into force in London and in seven areas of the United Kingdom, in order to fight against the coronavirus.

As of Saturday, the capital of the United Kingdom, as well as seven other areas of the country will see new health restrictions applied to fight against the epidemic of Covid-19 . Among these measures, the ban on meeting more than six people, children included. A restriction that targets both outdoor and indoor gatherings and members of different households no longer have the right to meet. One in six residents living on British soil will be affected by these new measures.

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epidemic The government has not placed the regions of Greater Manchester and Lancashire (north of the 'England), particularly affected, to the highest level of restrictions which includes the closure of pubs. For the moment, only the region of Liverpool (north-west), where the situation is becoming difficult in hospitals, is at this stage of alert. In the rest of the country, for three weeks already, however, pubs must stop serving customers from 10 p.m.

The hypothesis of a "circuit breaker" containment

The coronavirus has killed more than 43,000 people in the United Kingdom, far more than in any other country in Europe, and infected at least 654,000 people. With 137 dead the day before yesterday, deaths in recent days have reached their highest level since June.

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Already sharply criticized for having delayed establishing containment in March, Prime Minister Boris Johnson finds himself surrounded on one side by scientific experts and the opposition who call for a short containment, and on the other by professionals and local elected officials, under pressure from the economy on their knees.

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Labor opposition leader Keir Starmer urges Boris Johnson to establish a "circuit breaker" containment of "two or three weeks "advocated by scientists. But the Prime Minister on Wednesday described this option as a "disaster", without excluding it.

UK's 'special relationship' with the US is more fragile than ever. Just when Boris Johnson is banking on it .
Every four years, the world watches as Americans decide who will occupy the most powerful office on Earth. Nowhere is this truer than in the United Kingdom, a country that so often talks of its "special relationship" with the United States, a reference to the term coined by Winston Churchill in 1946. © TOLGA AKMEN/AFP/AFP/Getty Images A giant balloon depicting US President Donald Trump as an orange baby floats above anti-Trump demonstrators in Parliament Square, London, on the second day of Trump's state visit to the UK. And never has this been truer than in 2020.

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