President Donald Trump criticized the UK’s decision to impose new lockdown restrictions before Christmas after a dangerous new strain of the coronavirus was detected in England and raised concerns that it could soon reach the US .
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday announced that London and parts of south-eastern England would go into ‘level 4 lockdown’ – the highest level of the UK’s coronavirus alert system – from from midnight.
The tough new measures, which affect 18 million people, mean all non-essential businesses must shut down and residents must stay in their homes until December 30, when officials will review the situation.
We don’t want a lockdown. The cure cannot be worse than the problem itself! https://t.co/sHBJfG9T8X
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 19, 2020
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It comes amid an increase in the number of cases in the region which doctors say is being fueled by a rapid new variant of the coronavirus that is more than 70% more transmissible than existing strains and may have already reached others. country.
While not believed to be more deadly, the mutant strain has raised fears of a possible epidemic in the United States, which is already grappling with record rates of hospitalizations and deaths linked to the virus.
President Trump made it clear on Saturday, however, that the United States would not follow Johnson’s decision.
“We don’t want a lockdown. The cure cannot be worse than the problem itself! Trump said in a tweet in response to the news.
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