Coronavirus: Johnson to announce on July 4, reopening Tuesday

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Boris Johnson will announce his plans in Parliament on Tuesday


Boris Johnson, will announce Tuesday which businesses can re-open on 4 July and the outcome of a review within 2m of social distance of the rule, says No 10.

The PM will be to discuss of England with respect to the two problems with the Covid-19 of the Strategy Committee on Monday.

On Tuesday, he will consult the cabinet on all the changes, before the update the Parliament on the next steps in the lock-easing.

But No 10 has warned the moves would be “the first to be overthrown” if they have led to an increase of the virus.

Earlier, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said he was “hopeful” the 2m rule can be reduced with “mitigation measures” to reduce the risk of transmission.

The work of the shadow health secretary, Jon Ashworth, said his party was ” willing to look at [the proposals] care “, but their support will depend on other mitigation measures being introduced.

Mr. Johnson said earlier that the government was “sticking like glue” to the road map that it has announced for the uk in May.

In phase two, at the beginning of June, the plan has enabled the opening of non-essential retail and the return of more students to the school.

When the PM announced the roadmap, he said that phase three would allow for some, pubs, restaurants, cinemas and other places of conviviality to re-open at the beginning of the month of July ” at the earliest “.

2m or not 2m?

Some Conservative Mps and members of the hospitality sector have appealed to the government to lower the rule of 2m x 1m, as many sites would be unable to open it otherwise.

The World Health Organization recommends a minimum distance of 1 m (a little over 3 ft), but the united KINGDOM government scientific advisers say that 1m outside carries up to 10 times more likely to be of 2m of distance.

The other nations of the UK are yet to announce plans to change the 2m distance of the rule.

No. 10 says “detailed guidance” would be issued for each sector , so that businesses that are open can be Covid-secure ” in the context of any advertisement.

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The media legendBoris Johnson has said that the government was “sticking like glue” to his roadmap

In his speech Tuesday, the PM, is intended to alert the public that they must continue to follow the social distancing guidelines to ” keep the coronavirus under control.”

It will also reiterate undertakes to use the NHS Test and Trace system to detect and control local outbreaks through ” prohibitions targeted “.

A No 10 spokesman said: “The reason why we are able to go ahead this week, it is because the vast majority of people have taken measures to contain the virus.

“The more we open, the more important it is that everyone follows the rules of social distancing.

“We will not hesitate to put the hand brake on to stop the virus out of control. “

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