LONDON (AP) – Pubs and restaurants across much of the UK reopened for the first time since Monday in January, even as the prime minister urged people to be wary of spreading a more contagious version of COVID-19.
The latest step in gradually easing nationwide restrictions on January 4 includes the reopening of theaters, sports venues and museums, giving hope that the economy can soon recover from the devastating effects of the epidemic. The government is weakening the leadership on close personal contact, such as hugging, allowing international travel, although only 12 countries և are included in the list of “safe” destinations.
But the rapid spread of the version, first discovered in India, eases the optimism of pub `hugs against the backdrop of memories of how another version spread across the country in December, boosting England ‘s third national blockade. Health officials և The government is urging people to continue to maintain social distance and hygiene guidelines, although they say the situation is different now that almost 70% of the adult population has received at least one dose of the vaccine.
“Please be careful about the risks to your loved ones,” said Prime Minister Boris John Onson in a video posted on Twitter. “Remember that close contact, such as hugging, is the way to transmit this disease, so you need to think about the risks.”
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