Prime Minister Boris Johnson pointed out that there is no way to completely eliminate the cases of the disease in the country and that it is not possible to ‘persist indefinitely with restrictions’
Prime Minister of UK, Boris Johnson, announced on Monday 22, a plan to make the lockdown imposed in early January to contain the transmission of new strain do coronavirus. Beginning on March 8, the British government will gradually put an end to some restrictions, always analyzing the situation of the vaccination campaign, hospitals and death rates first. If data related to Covid-19 continue to indicate a positive scenario, the United Kingdom expects the entire economy to be fully functioning by the end of June. In justifying the decision, Johnson stressed that there is no way to completely eliminate the cases of the disease in the country or in the world, but that at the same time it is not possible to “persist indefinitely with restrictions that weaken the economy, physical and mental well-being and the chances of our children’s lives ”. See the UK economic reopening plan step by step:
March 8th – Schools may reopen and outdoor social interactions will be released.
March 29th – Groups of up to six people or who live in two different residences may meet outdoors.
April 12th – Non-essential businesses (including hairdressers, gyms and museums) may reopen, while bars and restaurants will be allowed to serve, outdoors, groups of up to six people or who live in two different residences.
may 17 – Groups of up to 30 people can meet outdoors, either in a public or private space. Bars and restaurants will be allowed to serve, indoors, groups of up to six people or who live in two different residences. Entertainment spaces will be allowed to receive up to a thousand people. Outdoor sports competitions can be watched by up to 10,000 spectators.
June 12 – Ballads will be allowed to reopen and weddings can happen without limitations. At that time, the government will also begin to evaluate the holding of large events, such as music festivals.