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UK PM Johnson announces new national lockdown in England

/ 06:49 AM January 05, 2021

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives a thumbs up during a news conference announcing tightening of COVID-19 tiers, at Downing Street in London, Britain December 30, 2020. Heathcliff O’Malley/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new national COVID-19 lockdown in England on Monday, instructing people to stay at home to contain a more contagious variant of the coronavirus.

“We must therefore go into a national lockdown, which is tough enough to contain this variant,” Johnson said in a televised address.

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“That means the government is once again instructing you to stay at home.”

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