Britain may allow Christmas as Covid cases start to flatten

21 Novembre, 2020, 12:20 | Auteur: Yves Courtet
  • A man walks past Christmas decorations outside a store amid the coronavirus disease outbreak in London Britain

Everyone in the United Kingdom "could be vaccinated by April" leaked documents say, as coronavirus restrictions are reportedly set to be relaxed over the Christmas holidays.

Ministers vowed to strike a balance with the need to stop the virus running out of control.

The Professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the University College London (UCL) told BBC Radio 4's Today programme, "Mixing at Christmas does pose substantial risks, particularly in terms of bringing together generations with high incidence of infection with the older generations who now have much lower levels of infection and are at most risk of dying if they catch Covid".

Boris Johnson is facing mounting pressure to decide whether to ease lockdown measures over Christmas.

Prof Van-Tam, who appeared remotely as he is self-isolating due to a "household contact", said people "shouldn't worry too much" about where they are in the priority list because the difference between levels could be a matter of one to three weeks.

Professor Andrew Hayward who is a member of the government's scientific advisory body SAGE slammed the government over their constant and "inconsistent" messaging to the public.

"We know respiratory infections peak in January so throwing fuel on the fire over Christmas can only contribute to this".

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said he did not want to be "the Grinch that stole Christmas" but No 10 wanted to safeguard the NHS and protect lives.

Downing Street declined to comment, but did not deny the report. Another minister added that restrictions will be in place "for quite a while" and that this will be easier following a "decent" Christmas.

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Dismissing the idea that it should be up to families to decide their own rules for Christmas, Mr Hancock said people could pass the virus on without knowing it. An alternative would be to simply relax the Rule of Six to allow larger groups.

The paper also reported Chancellor Rishi Sunak pushed to have the restrictions eased ahead of December 25 to allow the hospitality sector to benefit from increased trade. One proposed timetable would run from Christmas Eve to the Bank Holiday on December 28.

"Let's see what the rules are, but I have no interest in interrupting family Christmas dinners", she told LBC radio.

The Government announcement of a "winter plan", which could come as early as Monday, will also see Mr Johnson set out details of "strengthened tiers" to replace the current system of restrictions.

SEEING family and friends for "five days of jollity" at Christmas could mean burying them in the new year, public health experts have warned.

The Government said a further 511 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Friday, bringing the United Kingdom total to 54,286, while another 20,252 lab-confirmed cases of coronavirus were reported.

Epidemiologist John Edmunds, a member of Sage, said that the ban, which previously applied only in Tier Two and above, would have to be extended.

He told ITV's Peston show: 'I think we might be able to negotiate Christmas without going into another lockdown - I really hope that's the case.

"I've got no doubt that people will continue to respect social distancing throughout, because we know that that is so important for full control of the virus".



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