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Coronavirus: What would a circuit- breaker mean?

The Argus Sunday, 18 October 2020
Pressure is growing on the Government to impose a short-term circuit-breaker lockdown in England in a bid to get rising coronavirus infections under control.
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The BBC's Laura Foster explains what a circuit breaker is and how it could help tackle Covid-19.

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