Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to rule out a winter lockdown leaving Briton’s facing the prospect of a lonely Christmas yet again.
In a press conference from Downing Street on Monday, Mr Johnson warned that there are “storm clouds” of rising coronavirus infections in Europe.
“A new wave of coronavirus is steadily sweeping through central Europe and is now affecting our nearest neighbours in Western Europe,” he said per i News.
“We cannot rule anything out and the most important thing people can do to prevent NPIs (non-pharmaceutical interventions) from being needed is to get the boosters.”
Mr Johnson echoed the veiled threats put forward by government ministers, that lockdown restrictions could be put back into effect if those eligible for the booster