British Corona-measures: hope for The Best and be prepared for the worst

"hope for The Best and be prepared for the worst" – so Boris Johnson summed up on Friday in his Corona's strategy for the coming months. On a lonely press co

British Corona-measures: hope for The Best and be prepared for the worst

"hope for The Best and be prepared for the worst" – so Boris Johnson summed up on Friday in his Corona's strategy for the coming months. On a lonely press conference in 10 Downing Street, the journalists are just digital switches, announced the British Prime Minister, a further loosening of the protective measures and said at the same time, a further three billion pounds to the national health service NHS is to weather a possible new wave of Infection in the Winter. Pride Johnson pointed out that the British test capacities were already higher than in the other countries of Europe. By the end of October, you will climb to half a Million Tests a day.

Jochen Buchsteiner

Political correspondent in London.

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At the same time, the government wants to entertain the new "Nightingale Hospitals", which are so far hardly used until next spring and leave it open. By the end of next week, the fitness center and swimming pools are to be re-opened. At the beginning of August also allowed to open beauty salons and concert halls and theatres their doors. Next month, the government wants to change its previous recommendation, only then go to the workplace, if it is absolutely necessary.

Johnson said it was not the task of the state in employment relations, to intervene. Rather, the employer and the employee should settle that between themselves, what is in the interest of the respective company. The employer would need to establish appropriate arrangements to ensure a safe Working environment. On the eve of the chief scientific adviser to the government, Patrick Vallance had said, that he see no reason to adjust the previous recommendation.

Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 12:19

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