The NHS will be overwhelmed within weeks without a national lockdown in England, Boris Johnson has warned, as he ordered the country to stay at home in a bid to reverse the spread of coronavirus. The Prime Minister said that without action, deaths would reach "several thousand a day", with a "peak of mortality" worse than the country saw during the lockdown in April. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A national lockdown which will see the closure of pubs, restaurants,entertainment venues and non-essential shops will come into force in Englandat 0001 on Thursday November 5 and will end on Wednesday December 2, PrimeMinister Boris Johnson said.
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Over a hundred theatre workers gathered in pouring rain to perform a medley ofshow tunes in Parliament Square, Westminster today. It was the finale of aweek of protest calling for further support from the Government for the arts,as many of those working both on stage and backstage have been out of worksince March, due to the pandemic. Interviews in order: Gary White, LeadProducer, We Make Events. Steve Moss, Conductor and Musical Director, West EndWaiting. Lee Durnford, Founder, West End Waiting.
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