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Johnson, about to announce the reconfinement of England


According to the main British media, Johnson must give an unannounced press conference in the next few hours with his main advisers.

LONDON.

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, ended up changing his focus against him coronavirus and is ready to announce a second general confinement in England from the next week and meanwhile one monthvarious media said on Saturday.

According to the main political journalist of the BBC public radio, Laura Kuenssberg, Johnson must give a Press conference unannounced at around 4:00 p.m. GMT with their main advisers scientist and doctor.

This would have been advanced after the newspaper Times claimed Friday night that the Conservative Prime Minister was planning to announce Monday a reconfinement of all of England from Wednesday to December 1.

According to the reference newspaper, non-essential businesses will close but kindergartens, schools and universities will remain open.

Also bars, pubs and restaurants will have to draw the blind for weeks, dealing a new blow to a sector already heavily affected by the pandemic.

The tabloid Daily Mail said Johnson was pushed by his scientific advisers to act to curb the spike in infections now, in the hope of allowing families to reunite at Christmas.

The pandemic has already claimed more than 46,000 lives in the United Kingdom, the most affected country in Europe, which is about to exceed one million positive cases.

Before making his decision, Johnson will consult with his ministers via videoconference on Saturday afternoon.

The cabinet will meet today at 1:30 p.m. (local and GMT) to discuss the government’s response to the coronavirus, “said a spokesman for the prime minister.

A second lockdown, after he imposed on the country from March 23 to mid-June, constitutes quite a shift in the approach of the British Conservative leader, who until now had resisted doing so, even for a short period of two or three. three weeks.

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