29 May 2021

Calls for caution ahead of lockdown lifting on June 21 as coronavirus cases rise

News Correspondent

Proceed with caution: that’s the advice from ministers and scientific experts on when lockdown restrictions can be fully lifted – as the highly infectious variant first detected in India continues to spread. Almost three and a half thousand new Covid cases were recorded over the last 24 hours – a substantial rise on this time last week … although almost half of all UK adults have now been fully vaccinated – in the race to create a vaccine firewall against the disease.