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Stricter lockdown restriction likely on the way, says UK PM Johnson By Reuters

Stricter lockdown restriction likely on the way, says UK PM Johnson By Reuters
Stricter lockdown restriction likely on the way, says UK PM Johnson

British schools reopen amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak p By William James LONDON (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday that tougher lockdown restrictions were probably on the way as COVID-19 cases keep rising, but that schools were safe places and children should continue to attend where permitted.However the rollout of vaccines was set to accelerate on Monday with the first 530,000 doses of the newly approved Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines ready to be administered, Johnson said.Addressing concerns over education, and with millions of pupils set to return from their Christmas holidays on Monday, Johnson said schools were safe, and advised parents to send their children in, in areas where rules allow it.He added he hoped "tens of millions" would be treated over the next three months.

Britain targets tens of millions of vaccinations in next three months p LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will have 530,000 doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine ready to administer on Monday and hopes to provide "tens of millions" of vaccinations."There is no doubt in my mind that schools are safe, and that education is a priority," he said.

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