“The Prime Minister will establish a roadmap and I can say that any changes in the short term will be small, modest, gradual and monitored very carefully. There are no changes for now, ”said British diplomacy chief Dominic Raab during the government’s daily press conference on the crisis on Thursday.
Since March 23, people can only go out to buy essential goods, such as food or medicine, to exercise once a day, to help vulnerable people or to work if they cannot do it from home.
The government has established five criteria for lifting restrictions, namely that health services are not overburdened, that mortality continues to fall and that there is no risk of a new peak.
The autonomy of the governments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland implies that each of the British regions can make its own decisions, so that Boris Johnson’s announcement only applies immediately to England.