Brits would NOT back a two week national lockdown to halt COVID - ‘What will it achieve?’

BRITONS would not support a two week national lockdown to help curb the spread of coronavirus, an Express.co.uk poll has found.

Boris Johnson has said a second national lockdown would be “disastrous” for the country, but the UK’s leading scientists have suggested a two-week national shutdown would help curb the spread of coronavirus. In response, Express.co.uk asked readers whether they would support such a move.

The poll, which was carried out from 10am to 7.30pm on September 28, asked: “Would you support a two week national lockdown?”

The majority of the 10,762 respondents...
source: Express

2020-09-29 01:23
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