Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned that his government could reinstate compulsory dress, advise people to work from home (WFH) and, use passports for compulsory immunizations in the event of coronavirus (Covid-19) this winter threatening to overthrow the National Health Service (NHS), reports news agency Bloomberg Wednesday.
Launching his winter program on Tuesday, Johnson told a press conference that he hopes a strong vaccination program – starting next week and including over-50s booster shots and vaccinations for 12-year-olds, will be enough to keep Covid-19 under control. .
According to a BBC report, the winter program is divided into two parts – Program A and Program B. Under Program A, announced by health secretary Sajid Javid, ministers will encourage uncircumcised people to take the vaccine, provide immunizations for children between the ages of 12-15 and start a subsidy program. million, says a BBC report. The program will include ongoing testing, infection monitoring and isolation from those with Covid-19, he added.
Under Plan B, compulsory vaccination passports can be used for major events, face masks can be legalized in some areas, people will be urged to be careful and may also be advised to work from home, the report said. However, this plan will only be implemented if the NHS is under pressure.
The UK has so far recorded 7,282,810 cases, 134,446 died and 5,847,593 recovered from coronavirus. On Tuesday, the country had another 26,628 new cases. Despite daily rising prices, the government viewed the current epidemic pressure on the NHS as “regulatory”.
England’s chief medical officer, Chris Whitty, said during a press conference on Tuesday that while Covid-19 cases were somewhat stable, the UK was approaching the toughest half of the year, adding that the number of infected patients was “rising” and variing across the brothers. “We’re going into winter at this high level and it wouldn’t take as many times twice to get into trouble,” Whitty said.
Meanwhile, the man, in a state of anonymity, told Bloomberg that the government might reverse the law to force regional or national closures in the UK as a last resort.