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Indian variant: Local lockdown tier system may return amid fears over surge of Covid cases

29 days ago   |   By Daily Express

THE Government is considering possible plans for local lockdowns or a delay of Boris Johnson's roadmap amid fears of the rise in cases of the Indian COVID-19 variant, according to reports.
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Coronavirus LIVE UK - Ministers considering contingency plans for local lockdowns or a DELAY reopening on June 21

Coronavirus LIVE UK - Ministers considering contingency plans for local lockdowns or a DELAY reopening on June 21

29 days ago   |   By The Sun

MINISTERS are considering contingency plans for local lockdowns or a delay to reopening after June 21 in response to the Indian variant.
The Times revealed that officials have drawn up plans modelled on the Tier 4 restrictions introduced last year.
People would be advised to stay at home and non-essential shops and hospitality would be closed if the variant was not brought under control, it added.
The newspaper said businesses in areas subject to the restrictions would receive grants of up to £18,000 and the scheme would be administered by local authorities, with payments adjusted...
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