"Right Moment": England Lifts All Covid Curbs Despite Scientists' Warning

"Right Moment": England Lifts All Covid Curbs Despite Scientists' Warning

Newsdesk |
July 19, 2021

The British government on Monday lifted pandemic restrictions on daily life in England, scrapping all social distancing in a step slammed by scientists and opposition parties as a dangerous leap into the unknown.

New Delhi, 19 July 2021                                                                           

As per news report of NDTV, from midnight (2300 GMT Sunday), nightclubs were able to reopen and other indoor venues allowed to run at full capacity, while legal mandates covering the wearing of masks and working from home were scrapped.Prime Minister Boris Johnson -- who is self-isolating after his health minister was infected -- urged the public to remain prudent and for any laggards to join the two-thirds of UK adults who are now fully vaccinated.He defended the reopening -- dubbed "freedom day" by some media -- despite scientists' grave misgivings after daily infection rates in Britain topped 50,000, behind only Indonesia and Brazil.

Source -NDTV


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