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COVID-19: Jenrick says previous tiers in England were not strong enough



Housing secretary Robert Jenrick says the previous COVID-19 tier system was “probably not strong enough to have the desired effect”.

From next week, 99% of England will be in either Tier 2 or Tier 3 – a much higher percentage than before the second national lockdown – and the rules in each tier will be tightened.

But Mr Jenrick says that for some areas, there is a “potential to move down the tiers” before Christmas, at the review point on 16 December.

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22 Comments

  1. of course NO news on the anti lockdown protests today in london … keep us dumbed down sky news with your biased agenda,!!!

  2. Our goverment are fake and our monacy are fake. Since 2001 the government we see is not legal, the only law of the common wealth is common law and article 61. People need to research the curptness that stenches our lands.
    People do your research, and have your eyes opened.
    MARITIME LAWS HAS NO PLACR ON LAND.

  3. Arrogant posh boy should trade his expensive suit, tie and shoes for a boiler suit and work boots.

  4. Remember this folks, every single MP who voted for the implementation and renewal of the Coronavirus bill is just as responsible for all of this – this couldn't happen without their consent.

  5. Yep that exquisite toffee-nosed qualification still trying to tell us all what to do

  6. The Conservative Party just want rid of NHS sell it to private firm, they would be delighted its not on the exchequer books.

  7. From a Johns Hopkins article that was published and immediately removed and censored.

    "According to new data, the U.S. currently ranks first in total COVID-19 cases, new cases per day and deaths. Genevieve Briand, assistant program director of the Applied Economics master's degree program at Hopkins, critically analyzed the effect of COVID-19 on U.S. deaths using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in her webinar titled "COVID-19 Deaths: A Look at U.S. Data."
    From mid-March to mid-September, U.S. total deaths have reached 1.7 million, of which 200,000, or 12% of total deaths, are COVID-19-related. Instead of looking directly at COVID-19 deaths, Briand focused on total deaths per age group and per cause of death in the U.S. and used this information to shed light on the effects of COVID-19.
    She explained that the significance of COVID-19 on U.S. deaths can be fully understood only through comparison to the number of total deaths in the United States.
    After retrieving data on the CDC website, Briand compiled a graph representing percentages of total deaths per age category from early February to early September, which includes the period from before COVID-19 was detected in the U.S. to after infection rates soared.
    Surprisingly, the deaths of older people stayed the same before and after COVID-19. Since COVID-19 mainly affects the elderly, experts expected an increase in the percentage of deaths in older age groups. However, this increase is not seen from the CDC data. In fact, the percentages of deaths among all age groups remain relatively the same.
    "The reason we have a higher number of reported COVID-19 deaths among older individuals than younger individuals is simply because every day in the U.S. older individuals die in higher numbers than younger individuals," Briand said.
    Briand also noted that 50,000 to 70,000 deaths are seen both before and after COVID-19, indicating that this number of deaths was normal long before COVID-19 emerged. Therefore, according to Briand, not only has COVID-19 had no effect on the percentage of deaths of older people, but it has also not increased the total number of deaths.
    These data analyses suggest that in contrast to most people's assumptions, the number of deaths by COVID-19 is not alarming. In fact, it has relatively no effect on deaths in the United States"

  8. Is a failure of test and trace system . The only alternative is lockdown . So grow a pair and admit that the test and trace was shambles and that’s why the public have to now face lockdown and tiers .

  9. When I voted conservative; I was hoping for a liberal conservative but instead I have a Fascist government cheer led by Sky News and their Covid-19 misinformation. It's time for people to start waking up before it's too late.

  10. Vile c*** who is part of the conspiracy to kill off small and medium businesses.
    The end game is a handful of mega corporations – like Amazon – to own and run everything.

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