Latest updates: Trump has passed a $900bn aid bill to support the US economy; Jakarta cities concerns around the new strains of coronavirus for banCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.41am GMT Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove has not ruled out the whole of England being moved into Tier 4 restrictions.“We review which tiers parts of the country should be in on the basis of scientific evidence.
“The Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC) will be making a recommendation to ministers, but I can’t pre-empt that because it obviously has to be a judgment based on the medical situation,” he said. “As you quite rightly point out, the NHS is under pressure and these are difficult months ahead.” 9.27am GMT Indonesia is set to ban international visitors for two weeks, beginning on 1 January. Foreign minister Retno Marsudi announced the ban, citing concerns around the new strains of coronavirus. So far, the two most alarming strains are currently spreading in England and South Africa. Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2020-12-28 09:44:15
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