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COVID-19: British Citizens To Stay At Home Until End Of Year


According to the British government's chief medical advisor, Professor Chris Whitty, the people of England will have to accept some measures of blockade, social distance at least until the end of 2020.

On April 22, speaking at a press conference on the COVID-19 epidemic situation, the British government's chief medical advisor Professor Chris Whitty suggested that the British people would have to live with a number of measures to distance themselves from the commune. 

Assembly nuisance at least until the end of this year.
VNA quoted Professor Whitty, saying that it would be unrealistic to expect life to return to normal immediately as the time of the disease outbreak. Whitty said that the most ideal condition to lift social distance measures in the long term is that pharmaceutical companies can prepare highly effective vaccines or find drugs that can treat COVID-19.

Assessing the disease situation, Professor Whitty stated that the number of deaths should not be expected to drop dramatically after the peak of the COVID-19 epidemic.
In response to the press conference, British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said that relaxing social measures too quickly could lead to a second wave of diseases, which could cause the country to prolong its ordination radiating, synonymous with more difficulties and economic losses.

Acknowledging the mental, health and economic unintended losses that social extension measures have inflicted on the people of England, Secretary of State Raab said these measures were necessary and "must be maintain for the moment ".

Also on the afternoon of April 22, the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus advised countries around the world not to be caught off guard because the fight against COVID-19 still has many difficulties ahead.

"Don't make a mistake, we still have a very long way to go. This virus will live with us for a very long time."
said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus.

According to the statistics website Worldometers, as of 7pm on April 23 (Vietnam time), the UK recorded 133,495 cases, an increase of 763 people in the last 24 hours Of which, 18,100 died.


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