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Covid-19 UK: Boris Johnson address on further restrictions amid Omicron infections

Coronavirus latest -BORIS Johnson will hold a Downing St press conference as he prepares to hold his nerve by not imposing more crippling Covid-19 restrictions. Vaccines Minister Maggie Throup this morning said the pincer attack of boosters and Plan B is “working” to battle Omicron and there is no need for new curbs. Despite rising cases of the super-strain,…

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COVID-19: PM says 90% of intensive care patients are unboosted

The Prime Minister has renewed his appeal for people to come forward for their COVID booster jab. Boris Johnson warned that the majority of those in intensive care in hospitals right now are those who have yet to have a third jab. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on…

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COVID-19: Warning of Christmas surge of coronavirus

England’s Chief Medical Officer asked people to think carefully about socialising over Christmas, as cases surged past 78,000 on Wednesday 15 December. Professor Chris Whitty said that daily COVID case records ‘will be broken a lot over the next few weeks as the rates continue to go up’. And he also warned that these would translate into ‘big numbers’…

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COVID-19: PM faces down his own rebels – with Labour support

Sky News’ Sam Coates looks at the politics around the Prime Minister needing the support of Labour MPs to get new COVID-19 measures through Parliament. The Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer said Boris Johnson was too ‘weak’ to lead the country after a significant number of his own backbench Conservative MPs voted against a plan to introduce a COVID…

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COVID-19: Johnson faces down Tory rebels, with Labour support

Sky News’ Sam Coates looks at the politics around the PM needing the support of Labour MPs to get new COVID-19 measures past Parliament. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple:…

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COVID-19: PM confirms UK's first death with Omicron

Boris Johnson has confirmed that at least one patient has died with the Omicron variant of coronavirus. Speaking to Sky News’ Beth Rigby, the Prime Minister also refused to rule out more COVID-19 restrictions being enforced before Christmas. The government has announced it’s stepping up the speed of the vaccine booster rollout. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more…

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