Boris delays music reopening plans

Within hours of Snape Maltings and the Wigmore Hall announcing resumption plans for September, the prime minister has said that easing, which was due to start to tomorrow, has been postponed until 15 August at the soonest.

This includes casinos, bowling alleys, theatres and concerts, all of which had arranged careful social distancing.

The reason is a rise of Covid cases in England to the highest level since May – some 4,200 new infections a day.


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  • CA says:

    Most people recover from the virus, do they not?

  • Bored Muso says:

    This hapless government and anti music & theatre hater Bojo should be more assertive in their missives…
    It’s OK to crowd Bournemouth and Southend beaches, but not Aldeburgh or Wigmore….!

  • Miko says:

    Why keep refering to him as “Boris”? He’s not our friend. He’s a populist corrupt grubby little charlatan who lies and cheats his way into the final act of this country’s sorry demise.

  • Andrew says:

    Rise in detections of any corona virus due to expansion of the testing programme. The tests have many false positives and most people are asymptomatic. There has been no rise in hospital admissions and deaths are below the seasonal average for the past 5 years. This is becoming sinister.

    • John Rook says:

      Absolutely right. There’s no evidence to suggest the utility of these random ‘safety’ measures. Interesting how the MSM isn’t talking about Sweden these days, isn’t it? Seems they got it right by not joining the Economic Suicide Collective.

      • Dragonetti says:

        Er Mr Rook, have you actually really avoided reading, watching, listening to ANY news in the last few weeks?
        Words fail me.

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