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Sky News 18 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: SAGE member warns of 'difficult times ahead'

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Sir Jeremy Farrar says that "Christmas will be tough this year" as COVID-19 infections rise and he has called for a circuit breaker.

He told Sophy Ridge: "It's better to do the circuit breaker now than in a month's time, but it would have been better to have done it three weeks ago.

"The situation now is worse than scientists said it would be a month ago. A circuit break would take us back at least a month."


As part of a local lockdown in certain parts of Spain, movement of people between 6 districts has been restricted, and pubs and bars have to shut by 10pm.

Though leaders have not ruled out the prospect of a city-wide lockdown if numbers continue to rise.
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