JUNE 21’s unlocking has been plunged into fresh doubt amid fears Boris Johnson is considering a month-long delay to Freedom Day
The Government could now postpone the June 21 unlocking until the start of the school summer holidays in late July after scientists gave a “downbeat” outlook on the threat of the coronavirus Indian variant.
Prof Chris Whitty and Sir Patrick Vallance reportedly showed ministers “fairly grim” data yesterday that vaccines are not 100% effective – and that the Indian variant is spreading fast in large parts of Britain.
A Cabinet source told The Times they were braced for restrictions to stay in place for “between two weeks and a month” longer.
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