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Plans to further ease England’s coronavirus lockdown have been put on hold, because of a rise in the rate of infections.
Boris Johnson has said it’s time to “squeeze the brake pedal” on further relaxation of the rules, warning that the country shouldn’t be complacent.
The Prime Minister now says face coverings should be worn in more places where people can come into contact with others they don’t know.
Bowling alleys, skating rinks and casinos won’t be reopening as planned, and certain beauty treatments involving the face won’t be allowed for at least two weeks.
Wedding receptions of up to 30 people and indoor musical and theatrical performances won’t be allowed either, and the public will have to wear face coverings in cinemas, museums and galleries as well as places of worship from August 8th.
England’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty, says the country has “probably reached” the limits of what can be done in opening up society, with infections now rising.
Meanwhile 4 million people living in communities in northern England now have to abide by strict new measures. People living in Greater Manchester and parts of East Lancashire and West Yorkshire can no longer visit another household, in their home or garden. The police will have powers of enforcement..
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