U.K.'s Boris Johnson reinstates national lockdown amid spiraling infections, new COVID-19 strain

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Statistics agency estimates that one and 50 people in England were infected with coronavirus last week. The figure is substantially higher than earlier in the pandemic. A comparative figure in September was one in 900. The Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the new evidence on the spread of Corona virus was the reason behind his decision to impose a national lockdown in England. We have no choice when the Office of National Statistics is telling us that more than 2% of the population is now infected. That's over one million people in England. Andre. Today we've reported another 60,000 new cases.

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