England’s deputy chief medical officer, Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, stated in an announcement that the nation is at a “tipping point similar to where we were in March.”
The UK has skilled Europe’s deadliest outbreak with greater than 42,750 deaths.
Van-Tam laid out his hope that historical past will not repeat itself in gentle of higher testing and coverings, in addition to better data of the virus itself.
Johnson is on Monday anticipated to impose further restrictions in areas the place the virus has been spreading quickest in latest weeks. Pubs and eating places in northern cities like Liverpool for instance are anticipated to be closed.