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Boris Johnson's early Christmas present to Britain: Six months of coronavirus gloom

WorldNews Tuesday, 22 September 2020
Boris Johnson's early Christmas present to Britain: Six months of coronavirus gloomLondon (CNN)Faced with a surge in coronavirus cases across the UK, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced new measures to combat the virus, including a 10 p.m. curfew for restaurants and bars, and restrictions -- enforceable by the police -- on how people can socialize. Johnson issued a plea for those who are able to work from home to do so until the virus is under control -- just weeks after the government launched a high-profile campaign encouraging people to return to their offices and workplaces. And he announced that face masks will be made mandatory for staff in the hospitality and retail sectors, and for passengers in taxis. Masks are already required on public transport, and for...
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The prime minister has announced tighter restrictions and tougher fines, as the government tries to curb a surge in coronavirus cases.

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