Lockdown extension: Will we be in lockdown for Christmas? | UK | News (Reports)

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Currently, due to end on December 2, there has been speculation about what England will look like and what restrictions will be in place on the run-up to Christmas.

Christmas poses several considerable problems in the current climate – usually a time for large gatherings, once normal activities like parties, shopping, and meeting with loved ones now pose a significant risk to individuals and public health.

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What’s more, scientists have now warned that restrictions could stay in place until 2021 if the R rate does not decrease enough for it to be deemed safe.

SAGE experts have released new modelling and data which suggests restrictions will need to continue on the approach to Christmas.

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