UK raises Covid-19 alert to second highest level
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India, Sept. 22 -- The Joint Biosecurity Centre of the British government on Monday raised the national Covid-19 alert level from three to four - the second highest - after new cases doubling every week prompted experts to envisage a scenario of 50,000 daily cases by mid-October.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to make a statement in parliament on Tuesday to announce new measures to deal with the virus, seeking to strike a balance between ensuring public health and preventing further blows to Britain's battered economy.
Before the statement, Johnson is expected to hold a cabinet meeting and a meeting of the emergency Cobra committee. A range of options have been discussed over the weekend with experts and ministers, with consensus r...
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