France 24
France 24 12 Oct 2020

Coronavirus pandemic: British PM Johnson to unveil new measures amid rising cases


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out new measures to try to contain a growing #coronavirus crisis on Monday, outlining three new alert levels to better coordinate the government's under-fire response. FRANCE 24's International Affairs editor Armen Georgian explains.

British Prime Minister Boris #Johnson set out new measures on Monday to replace a national lockdown to tackle the #Covid-19 pandemic in #England on Dec. 2, strengthening a tiered regional approach to reflect differences in infection rates.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out on Monday a three-tier system of local lockdown measures in England, including a ban on households mixing indoors in some areas, designed to curb the spread of coronavirus. FRANCE 24's Chief Foreign editor Robert Parsons tells us more.
Six days after curfews came into effect in greater Paris and eight other metropolitan areas, French Prime Minister Jean Castex is slated to announce new measures to stem the spread of coronavirus as cases rise across the country.
Saudi Arabia hosts the G20 summit Saturday in a first for an Arab nation, with the downsized virtual forum dominated by efforts to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and a crippling economic crisis.

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