Soon people in Britain can be banned from going abroad for holiday. Actually, Britain is currently struggling with a severe infection of the coronavirus. Thousands of new cases are coming up every day. Meanwhile, when the government imposed a lockdown to prevent Corona infection, people started protesting on the streets. With which the British government now seems to be getting tighter.
Risk of new corona strains coming into the country
Britain’s Defense Minister Ben Wallace said that if travel plans are not strictly controlled, there is a risk of passengers bringing new varieties of the deadly virus. Wallace told Sky News that we cannot keep our eyes and ears closed because of what is happening outside Britain.
British Defense Minister indicated
He said in question that we cannot put the benefits of our vaccination campaign at risk. If we somehow become careless and come up with new varieties that are going to put us at risk, what will people say about that? His statement came on the weekend when England has vaccinated more than half of adults as part of its immunization program.
People took to the streets against lockdown
Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to hold talks with his EU counterparts this week as the dispute over the supply of the Covid-19 vaccine continues. Thousands of people have taken to the streets in London to protest against the lockdown. These people had carried a plank in their hand, which was written, ‘Do not be afraid of the corona but the government’ ‘Stop ruining the lives of our children.’
36 people arrested in London
The London Metropolitan Police has arrested 36 people on charges of violating the coronavirus restrictions. Whereas, people threw bottles and cans at the police. Many MPs have also risen against the government’s lockdown decision. A delegation of about 60 MPs has met the Home Secretary and urged them to reduce the restrictions.