UK on lockdown again

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UK on lockdown again

UK PM Boris Johnson warned the coming weeks will be the “hardest yet” as he announced another national lockdown for England

All schools have been ordered to switch to online learning and this summer’s exams will not go ahead

Scotland entered another tough lockdown at midnight, with schools remaining closed to most pupils until at least the start of February
Northern Ireland will legally enforce ‘stay at home’ orders and schools will have an “extended period of remote learning”

And in Wales, which is already under lockdown, schools and colleges will shut until 18 January
More than 800 consultants, doctors and nurses have called for hospital staff to be given better PPE

Globally at least 85 millions cases of Covid have been reported and 1.85 million deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University