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Sky News 12 Jan 2021

COVID-19: Is it time for the three-metre rule?


Amid debate over whether we need to tighten the lockdown, some experts are asking whether it's also time to change our social distancing rules.

Some scientists feel the new coronavirus mutation may transmit more easily outdoors .

That means the current restrictions may not be strong enough to stop the spread of the virus.

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People have been able to hug relatives in care homes for the first time since March - provided they test negative for COVID-19.

The government has promised to deliver rapid testing kits to all care homes in England by 18 December to make the process easier.

But when they were trialled in Liverpool, one in five tests showed a negative result when the person was positive.
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Our guests: Julia Fischer (science journalist), Derek Scally (The Irish Times), Matthew Karnitschnig (Politico).

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