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UK PM Johnson planning to postpone June 21 lockdown lift - The Sun

8 days ago   |   By FXCM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to delay the lockdown lift to July 19, which was originally scheduled to take place on June 21, to July 19 amid rising cases of the coronavirus Delta variant, The Sun reported on Friday.
According to the news outlet, the UK will have a two-week review and could drop restrictions on July 5 if hospitalizations remain low.
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The GBP/USD pair edged modestly lower after this headline and was last seen losing 0.53% on the day at 1.4058.
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‘Freedom Day' to be delayed by four weeks to July 19 - reports

8 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

Boris Johnson will push back “Freedom Day” from June 21 until July 19 after cases of the Indian Covid variant shot up in the past week, according to reports.
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Is June 21 lockdown lifting being delayed?

8 days ago   |   By The Sun


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June 21 dashed? Boris Johnson to delay lifting rules until 'July 19' as UK cases rocket

June 21 dashed? Boris Johnson to delay lifting rules until 'July 19' as UK cases rocket

8 days ago   |   By Daily Express

BORIS JOHNSON plans to delay the end of lockdown in England by four weeks until July 19 as coronavirus cases surge across the nation.
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Boris ‘to delay June 21 reopening until July 19' after surge in Covid cases

Boris ‘to delay June 21 reopening until July 19' after surge in Covid cases

8 days ago   |   By Metro

Boris Johnson has been under pressure to push back freedom day amid a surge in Indian Covid cases
Boris Johnson will delay the full lifting of lockdown on June 21 by almost a month, according to government sources.
The PM is reportedly planning to push back ‘Freedom Day' to July 19 amid a surge in cases of the Indian variant.
Under the government's roadmap out of lockdown, it was hoped all restrictions could be lifted by June 21.
But multiple sources told The Sun the chances of this happening were close to zero after cases of the Indian strain tripled in a week.
Officials said they would...
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