Medical chiefs react to Boris Johnson’s ‘irresponsible’ decision to remove almost all Covid restrictions
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Senior doctors have warned of “potentially devastating consequences” after Boris Johnson confirmed on Monday that he would press ahead with lifting most remaining Covid restrictions in England on 19 July.
Speaking at a Downing Street press conference, the prime minister urged “extreme caution” for the final step of the roadmap, which will mean nightclubs can reopen, social distancing rules will be abandoned and mask-wearing will no longer be legally enforceable.