UK PM Boris Johnson delays easing of Covid restrictions by 4 weeks, until 19 July3 min read . Updated: 14 Jun 2021, 10:47 PM IST
- 'I think it is sensible to wait just a little longer,' the Johnson says
- 'We will now accelerate the second jabs for the over-40s, just as we did for over-50s, to give them all maximum protection,' he adds
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson delayed his plans to lift coronavirus lockdown restrictions by a month on Monday, citing the spread of the highly transmissible Delta variant and announcing plans to use the extra time to speed up vaccination.
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