Independence Day news live: Covid restrictions lifted in England as Boris Johnson urges isolation precautions

Nightclubs open their doors for the first time since the onset of Kovid

Boris Johnson urges people to exercise their newfound freedom with caution because it is most essential coronavirus The restrictions have finally been lifted in England.

Face masks are no longer mandatory in stores and on public transport, gathering limits and work from home guidance has ended.

Nightclubs, theaters and restaurants can fully reopen, while pubs are no longer restricted to table service.

but with covidWith cases rising steadily and renewed warnings about the pressure on the NHS, the prime minister urged people to “proceed to the next step with all the right conscience and respect for other people”.

Mr Johnson is spending the so-called “Independence Day” at his official country residence in Checkers after being “pinged” by NHS Test and Trace after contact with Health Secretary Sajid Javid, who later tested positive for the virus. tested positive for.

Prime Minister and Chancellor Rishi Sunak, who also met Mr Javid on Friday, initially tried to dodge the need for quarantine by saying that they would join a daily workplace testing program being tested by the Cabinet Office.

But he was forced to make a hasty U-turn amid widespread public anger over his “special treatment”.

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Boris Johnson urges people to ‘stick to the rules’ – hours after trying to avoid self-isolation

Boris Johnson has been accused of undermining his own pleas for caution from the public as remaining Covid lockdown restrictions are lifted today after attempting to dodge a directive to self-isolate.

Prime Minister and Chancellor Rishi Sunak was forced to make a U-turn after announcing he would be in isolation for 10 days as contacts of Covid-positive Sajid Javid, included in a pilot plan Will test daily testing as an alternative to isolation.

our political editor Andrew Woodcock More details are:

chiara giordano19 July 2021 07:58

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India working on buffer stock ahead of third wave

The Indian government is working to procure buffer stocks of essential medicines amid predictions that a third wave of COVID-19 could hit the country as early as August.

Sources said the government plans to stockpile critical medicines for 30 days, whose shortage was reported during the second wave of the pandemic. business standard.

It also includes remdesivir, a drug that studies show can shorten the recovery time of patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Medicine shortage during India’s second wave forced people to turn to the black market to pay exorbitant amounts.

Akshita Jain19 July 2021 07:16

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Covid-19 outbreak worsens on South Korean military ship

More than 80 percent of personnel aboard a South Korean military vessel on an anti-piracy patrol in the Gulf of Aden have tested positive for COVID-19.

Officials said only 50 of the more than 301 personnel have tested negative and are now being flown back to South Korea.

None of the employees was vaccinated. The first cases on the ship were reported last week when six service members tested positive.

Akshita Jain19 July 2021 07:10

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Record doctors death reported in Indonesia

The Indonesian Doctors Association said a total of 114 doctors died in the country between July 1 and 17, the highest number recorded in the same period in any given period.

The medical body also expressed concern that the healthcare system may not be able to cope.

Triggered by the delta variant – first identified in India – there has been a rapid increase in the number of coronavirus cases and deaths in Indonesia.

The country has vaccinated 95 percent of its healthcare workers, but a rising number of deaths among doctors prompted the government to give those vaccinated with China’s Sinovac a dose of Moderna Vaccine as a booster, according to lbl is.

Akshita Jain19 July 2021 06:25

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Zero Kovid death reported in Delhi for the first time since March 2

India’s national capital Delhi on Sunday reported zero deaths due to COVID-19 for the first time since March 2.

Delhi added 51 new cases and active cases have come down to 592.

It comes as the national capital said it was grappling with a shortage of vaccine supplies that has slowed down the vaccination campaign. There was a 50 per cent drop in the number of daily doses administered in Delhi last week.

Akshita Jain19 July 2021 05:59

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