Coronavirus: Two-week national lockdown in October proposed by top scientists - report Prime Minister Boris Johnson said this week that a second national lockdown would be "disastrous" for the economy.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said this week that a second national lockdown would be "disastrous" for the economy.

The UK's top scientists have proposed a two-week national lockdown in October to stem the recent increase in coronavirus cases, according to a newspaper report.

A second lockdown would coincide with the October half-term to create minimal disruption to schools, experts on the government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) and the Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling (Spi-m) have proposed.

One SAGE scientist said that if the R number continues at the...
source: The Sky News

2020-09-18 03:59
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