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UK on path to ditch social distancing rule by June – Johnson

Britain is on path to ditch the Covid-19 social distancing rule requiring people to stay at least one metre apart towards the end of next month, prime minister Boris Johnson said.

Johnson’s government has set out a roadmap to end lockdown restrictions in stages as widespread vaccinations help to suppress Covid-19 infections.

June 21st has been set as a date when social distancing could end.

Johnson said, “I think we’ve got a good chance, a good chance, of being able to dispense with one-metre plus.”

Abolishing the social distancing rule will be critical to those in the hospitality and social sectors.


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