Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick warned at Sunday's No 10 briefing that "large gatherings in places of worship, particularly because of the demographic in some faiths, because of singing hymns and so on - which can lead to exhalation - can create particular problems." … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: What is the future of religious worship in the UK?
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And he said that "in the near future" he wanted to start using testing "to identify people who are negative - who don't have coronavirus and who are not infectious - so we can allow them to behave in a more normal way, in the knowledge they cannot infect anyone else". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Concerns over Boris Johnson’s ‘moonshot’ testing plans
The Archbishop of Canterbury said he expects the rules on places of worship to remain the same and thus would not be affected. … [Read more...] about Rule of 6 exemptions: From schools, and workplaces to weddings and funerals, what’s exempt from the new rules
Mr Hancock was asked on Radio 1's Newsbeat if the rules will still be in place for Christmas. … [Read more...] about Brits warned against ‘party weekend’ before new lockdown rules as scientist says UK ‘on edge of losing control’ of Covid
Asked whether he had abandoned his stated ambition to have the country back towards normality by Christmas, Mr Johnson said: 'Whether we are going to get things back to normal at all by Christmas, I'm still hopeful, as I've said before, that in many ways we could be able to get some aspects of our lives back to normal by Christmas. … [Read more...] about Boris’s mass COVID testing moonshot ‘to cost £100BILLION’: PM’s plan to get life back to normal is forecast to cost almost as much as entire NHS budget – as experts warn it may not even be possible