UK tightens lockdown in northern England

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The United Kingdom tightened the lockdown throughout elements of northern England after an increase within the price of coronavirus infections.

On Thursday, the nation reported 846 new infections, the very best quantity in additional than a month, prompting prime minister Boris Johnson to warn individuals a few attainable second wave in Europe.

More than four million residents had been ordered to not combine with different households in Greater Manchester, elements of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire. They are nonetheless allowed to go to work, attend a pub, church or mosque with members of their very own family. Those breaking the rules will face a effective of 100 kilos.

“The problem with this virus is that it thrives on the social contact which makes life worth living. I totally understand the human impact of this but unfortunately that is how the virus passes on. We can see that second wave in Europe”, well being secretary Matt Hancock mentioned.