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UK coronavirus restrictions could last six months - deputy chief medical officer

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Dr Jenny Harries says lifting lockdown too soon could risk second wave of infection Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The lockdown of the UK to try to slow the spread of coronavirus could go on for six months and the country may not return to its normal way of life until the autumn, a key government doctor has said. The deputy chief medical officer for England, Dr Jenny Harries, said at Downing Street's daily press conference on Sunday that the effectiveness of the current restrictions would be reviewed at the end of the original three-week period.
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It Could Be Six Months Or Longer Before UK Returns To Normal, Says Deputy Chief Medical Officer

It Could Be Six Months Or Longer Before UK Returns To Normal, Says Deputy Chief Medical Officer

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

Updated: See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. It could be six months or longer before the country gets back to normal from the coronavirus pandemic, the deputy chief medical officer has said. Dr Jenny Harries told Sunday's Downing Street press conference it was “plausible” social distancing measures could need to remain in place beyond the end of September. But Harries added it was not necessarily case that the UK would be in “complete lock down” for that long. She said instead measures could be loosened and tightened in response to the rate of infections. Harries warned it...
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UK won't be 'back to normal' from coronavirus lockdown for six months or longer

UK won't be 'back to normal' from coronavirus lockdown for six months or longer

1 month ago   |   By The Mirror

It came after Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove refused to say that the government wouldn't tighten if the spread of the virus didn't slow
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‘Six months or more' before UK returns to normal from coronavirus crisis

‘Six months or more' before UK returns to normal from coronavirus crisis

1 month ago   |   By Metro

It could be six months or longer before the country gets back to normal from the coronavirus pandemic, with reviews of lockdown measures every three weeks, said UK officials.
Deputy Chief Medical Officer for England Jenny Harries told a Downing Street press conference on Sunday evening that the lockdown period will be a ‘moving target' which will have to be constantly reviewed based on how well the spread of the virus responds to such measures.
She said: ‘It would be foolish of us to start something one day then assume it was going to have an impact the next.
‘For all of us, it's taken...
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UK coronavirus restrictions could last six months, warns deputy chief medical officer

1 month ago   |   By The Sun


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Country could face up to six months before life gets back to normal due to coronavirus, deputy chief medical officer says

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

Deputy chief medical officer Dr Jenny Harries told a Downing Street press conference that it could be six months or longer before the country gets back to normal from the coronavirus pandemic.
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