Great Britain, Johnson announces the intervention of the army and police

Great Britain, Johnson announces the intervention of the army and police

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Boris Johnson’s government “reserves the power to take stricter measures” if the British population does not comply with the tightened restrictions in the face of the rebound of coronavirus infections. Prime Minister Tory said so in a televised message to the nation in which he drew “common sense” from his compatriots and recalled that he was “reluctant” to intervene on individual freedoms, but that he now deems it necessary to act to avoid more serious consequences. He then confirmed that the measures are binding, with more police checks and higher fines, and that the government is ready “if necessary” to use the military in backup tasks to allow officers to focus more on surveillance of the measures. anti-Covid. Boris Johnson described the current pandemic as “the most serious crisis the world is facing in my entire life”. While he spoke of hopes from research on a vaccine, adding however that “we are not there yet”. In the last 24 hours, almost 5,000 new infections have been ascertained (highest since May 7) and 37 deaths (the highest number since July 14). Measures similar to those announced by the British Tory premier for England, albeit with some minor differences compared to previous months, have meanwhile been announced simultaneously for Scotland and Wales by the heads of the local governments of Edinburgh and Cardiff, the independentist Nicola Sturgeon and Labor Mark Drakeford: competent in the matter in their respective territories by virtue of the devolution granted to the nations of the Kingdom.

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