LONDON-British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the UK will begin to relax restrictions on public health from next week, and after months of lockdown and rapid vaccination campaigns, the UK is still expected to fully reopen the economy before the summer. infection.
The change in fortunes in the UK is in stark contrast to the deterioration of the situation in other parts of Europe. In other parts of Europe, the increase in the number of cases and the faltering of the introduction of vaccines means that the government is under pressure to strengthen control to suppress the pandemic.
France imposed a new nationwide lockdown last week, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Angela Merkel) is pushing the powerful regional government to take stricter measures to curb the infection.
Mr. Johnson said that the situation in neighboring countries means that Britain cannot be complacent because he confirmed that from April 1
He said at a press conference: “We can see the wave of diseases that plague other countries, and we have seen the development of this story.” He urged the British to get vaccinated, continue to isolate themselves from society, and restrict travel.