British official: “Just speculation” that people over 50 may be asked to isolate because of coronavirus

St. George’s Hall, Liverpool, 13March2015, Photo: Anthony Moretti

The Guardian reports the British government is AGAIN struggling to get a clear message out regarding how it will handle coronavirus.

The prime minister is considering new lockdown measures after a rise in Covid-19 cases forced him to slow the lockdown easing on Friday, with proposed relaxations for the leisure and beauty sectors delayed.

But Robert Jenrick, the housing secretary, played down reports of an expanded shielding programme for over-50s and a possible London-wide lockdown as “just speculation”.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.