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Don’t make us toughen lockdown rules, minister warns public amid compliance concerns

Telegraph, 11 Jan 2021
A minister has warned members of the public to follow existing lockdown rules, or face tougher measures, amid concerns that people are not taking the current wave of coronavirus seriously.

Nadhim Zahawi, Minister for Covid-19 Vaccine Deployment, told Sky News: "We don't want to go any tougher because this is pretty tough lockdown but what we need is for people to have as if they have got the virus."

He added: "Our plea is to everyone - these rules are not boundaries to be pushed against, they are to bring the virus under control and reduce pressure on the NHS and save lives. Just think that every social interaction you could have could be an instant of transmission."

Read more here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2021/01/11/stricter-lockdown-measures-boris-johnson-schools-news-labour/

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