Boris Johnson will announce Covid’s winter plans on Tuesday, explaining how the government will tackle the virus over the next few months.
He is expected to resist the announcement of the winter blockade instead of abolishing part of the Coronavirus Act and instead focusing on vaccination.
Here’s everything you need to know about the announcement.
What time is Boris Johnson’s announcement tomorrow?
The government has not set a specific time for the announcement. The prime minister is expected to speak at the House of Commons before addressing the country at a television press conference.
When these Covid press conferences were held regularly early in the pandemic, they tended to take place at 5 pm. This means that it is the most likely time for the announcement on Tuesday.
How can I see it?
The press conference will be broadcast live on BBC News and Sky News.
BBC News can be viewed online via BBC iPlayer and Sky News can be viewed via the YouTube channel.
What to expect
The Prime Minister should abolish most of the Coronavirus Act, including the power to close the economy, impose restrictions on events and gatherings, temporarily close or limit access to schools, and detain infected individuals. Is expected.
He said last week: “Thanks to the efforts of the public, the NHS, and the incredible vaccination program, we have reached Step 4 of the roadmap and our lives have returned to normal.
“These extraordinary times required necessary but annoying measures, but I am determined to remove the forces we no longer need to protect the vaccine. Covid’s response The next stage of is about to begin. “
He is not expected to announce any further blockades, and instead plans to offer booster vaccinations to the most vulnerable people, perhaps this month.
Government scientists are also considering whether to provide vaccines to children aged 12 to 15 years.
Sunday email It is reported that the PCR test required before the trip will be abolished and the second day test required after returning to Japan will be replaced with a cheaper immunochromatography test.