Johnson announces quarantine in England from November 5

Quarantine will be introduced in England from November 5 for a month. This was announced by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday, October 31.

Pubs, restaurants and stores will be closed all over the country except for those that sell basic necessities. In addition, there will be a ban on meetings of people living separately.

“These measures will be limited in time, they will begin on Thursday, November 5 and end on Wednesday, December 2,” – said the prime minister.

The authorities of Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland will independently determine the current COVID-19 restrictions on their territory.

Earlier the same day, more than 1 million cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the UK. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 46 555 patients have died in the country.

A few days ago, French President Emmanuelle Macron said in a televised address to the nation that all regions of the country are at high risk due to the Coronavirus pandemic, and announced a nationwide quarantine from October 30.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel reported that the new quarantine regime in Germany will be valid from November 2 and minimum till December.