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UK’s top health official slams Londoners who fled lockdown

UK’s top health official slams Londoners who fled lockdown
The United Kingdom’s top health official slammed London residents who left the city after the country announced new strict COVID restrictions as “totally irresponsible.”

Passengers, wearing masks due to the coronavirus pandemic, travel via a London Underground tube train during the morning rush hour in London on December 2, 2020.London Underground network could be closed after 'rapid spread' of mutated Covid strain.Passengers, wearing masks due to the coronavirus pandemic, travel via a London Underground tube train during the morning rush hour in London on December 2, 2020.London Underground network could be closed after 'rapid spread' of mutated Covid strain.

We have all got a responsibility,” Hancock said.“I am dealing with a global pandemic in the best way we possibly can, with huge pressures on the NHS, with case rates that are climbing and we must take action no matter how uncomfortable we find it,” Hancock said, defending the government’s response to the pandemic.

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