Lockdown to Continue Till December 2, Announces UK PM Boris Johnson
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the stay-at-home lockdown in Britain will continue till December 2. According to the latest figures, the novel coronavirus has claimed 55,024 lives in Britain to date.Praising the "scientific cavalry" which is inching closer to an effective Covid-19 vaccine, Boris Johnson said, "Christmas cannot be normal and there is a long road to spring but we have turned a corner and the escape route is in sight."
The British Prime Minister made the remarks while virtually addressing the House of Commons from his official residence on London's Downing Street. Boris Johnson is currently in isolation after he came in contact with a Member of Parliament who later tested positive for coronavirus.