this tuesday, UK government It announced that it will not implement restrictions against COVID-19 over the year-end holidays despite the increase in cases the nation is reporting.
This was announced by the Minister of State in the Council of Ministers, Steve Barclay, in an interview with LBCHe called on British families to “exercise caution” in their private meetings birthday s New Year.
According to the official, the new restrictions may lead to “Economic consequencesHe explained that the invitation Parliament, which is currently on hiatus for Christmas, to agree to new measures.
Barclayari, in addition to saying he will reduce the number of family members he will spend with them on December 25, added that the best way to protect family and friends is to “get the booster shot” as well as “Think how many people we need to see“.
To this day, by order of the British CEO, people must use a mask or mask on a mandatory basis in public transport and enclosed spaces, as well as present a COVID-19 permit (similar to an Argentine health card) for clarification, before entering large events or vaccinating Or take a negative test.
However, scholars believe the government should go a step further and place more restrictions in England, as other British regions have done, calling for social contacts to be restricted to members of three different households or the closure of nightclubs from late December.
For his part, the Prime Minister affirmed Boris JohnsonHe stated: “We have to reserve ourselves the possibility to take further steps to protect the public, protect public health and protect our NHS, and we will not hesitate to take these steps. We study all kinds of things to keep Omicron It’s under control and we won’t rule anything out, but for now we want people to focus on being careful“.