Trying to ban Christmas will lead to people breaching coronavirus restrictions, a Government scientific adviser has warned.
Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies
There is very little chance that coronavirus will be eradicated, but a vaccine could be available by the end of the winter, a leading expert has warned.
The outsourced test and trace system has failed to reach nearly a quarter of a million close contacts of people who have tested positive for coronavirus, according to a new analysis.
Discussions are continuing between local leaders and the Government over the extension of coronavirus controls, with Greater Manchester and Lancashire at risk of having the toughest restrictions.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham is to hold talks with No 10 amid mounting expectation the region will be the next to face the toughest coronavirus controls.
Coronavirus is “holding a gun” to Boris Johnson’s head and it will not be long before the NHS is stretched in the north of England, an expert has warned.