Cases spike in UK, experts for tough rules

Cases spike in UK, experts for tough rules

Covid-hit: Members of trade unions seek better job conditions in Seoul on Wednesday. REUTERS

  • Health chiefs in the UK have urged the government to legally enforce some of the Covid prevention measures as Covid infections in Britain continue to spike over the 40,000 mark daily
  • The NHS Confederation said a back-up strategy, or “Plan B plus”, is required as preemptive action over winter
  • The UK government has set out a Covid winter strategy, which focuses on building the population’s defences through vaccinations and other pharmaceutical interventions
  • More measures could include introducing vaccine certificates and mandating people to wear masks in certain settings. PTI

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