31 Oct 2020

England expected to enter second national lockdown

It was the announcement he never wanted to make – yet within this hour the Prime Minister is expected to announce a nationwide lockdown for the whole of England likely to last a full month.

The Cabinet met in emergency session today after dire warnings by scientists that the coronavirus was running rampant through the whole country – even faster than the government’s worst case scenario.

More than a million confirmed cases f Covid have now been recorded in the UK, including 21,915 new infections in the last 24 hours.

A further 326 deaths were reported, taking the total to 46,555