While British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to lift the coronavirus restrictions in the country from 19 July, Health Minister Javid said in a statement to BBC Radio, “By 19 July, the current number of cases will at least double, that is, approximately 50 thousand per day. We expect it to arrive.” said.
Minister Javid said that with the start of normalization in the summer months, the number of cases could reach 100 thousand.
Which rules will be removed from 19 July in the UK?
The rule of the number of people applied in all social activities will be removed, including the limit of maximum 6 people in closed areas and 30 people in outdoor areas in England. In addition, there will no longer be a limit on the number of visitors applied at weddings and funerals.
From 19 July, all businesses, including nightclubs, will be allowed to reopen in the country. Capacity restrictions applied in venues such as theatres, concert halls and sports halls will also be lifted.
In the UK, where the legal obligation to wear masks has been lifted, guidelines will be published explaining when people should use masks in closed or crowded places. In addition, the “plus 1 meter social distance rule” will not be enforced in closed areas, except at airports and places where individuals isolate themselves.
In the statement, it was noted that as of July 19, the testing, monitoring and isolation system regarding the coronavirus will continue and free asymptomatic tests will be extended until the end of September. In addition, the rule of self-isolation of people who test positive for Kovid-19 will continue.