The "Premier" Boris Johnson has announced the activation of the so-called Plan B against the Covid with new restrictions from this week, including the recommendation to work from home, the mandatory use of mask at the cinemas, restaurants and pubs and the " Passport Covid "In order to access clubs and stadiums.
Johnson has agreed upon the reinforcement of the measures in light of the Sage Scientific Committee's recommendations, which warned that the OMICRON variant can cause up to a thousand daily hospitalizations in January and put into a limit situation to the National Health System.
The daily cases have returned over 50,000 (51,342) while the OMICRON variant have been detected to date 582 cases. Scientists warn that the new variant will probably be duplicated every two or three days and will end up being the dominant.
Johnson has emphasized the need to accelerate the third reinforcement vaccine that reaches more than 35% of the population, although he expressed his resistance to mandatory vaccination.
The "Premier" was forced to defend its former Communication Adviser Allegra Stratton, in the same press room where the controversial video was recorded in which they were mocked of the Restrictions of the Covid and that has caused their resignation.
The conservative leader stressed the "remarkable" work of his former adviser, but said that he will not hesitate to apply disciplinary measures on his staff if internal research determines that Covid's restrictions were violated in a supposed party held in Downing Street on December 18 of 2020.Date Of Update: 08 December 2021, 14:36