UK Imposes tighter corona virus curbs amid confirmation of a new more infectious strain.
Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has imposed tighter coronavirus curbs and largely reversed plans to ease restrictions over Christmas as the country battles a new more infectious strain of the Corona virus. The number of cases in England has soared in the last two weeks because of a variant of the virus that scientists said is up to 70% more transmissible.
British Prime minister tore up plans to allow three households to mix indoors for five days over the festive period and said London and southeast England would now be placed in a new Tier 4 level. People in Tier 4 will be required to stay at home except for essential reasons. The new rules will come into effect from tonight.
Many Londoner left London as epidemic fresh variant covid wave struck the city.
London have gone into Tier 4 lockdown because of the highly transmissible new variant of COVID19
PM Boris Johnson imposed a full lockdown on London and large parts of southeast England in a desperate attempt to stop a new wave of coronavirus spreading rapidly in the UK, Scotland and Wales.
New coronavirus variant that is racing through London and southern England.
French government in emergency meeting to discuss stopping people travelling to the country from the UK. Italy, Austria, Netherlands and Belgium have already imposed a travel ban.