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June 21 lockdown date hangs in the balance

Members of Sage are doing their best to persuade the Prime Minister that the Indian Covid variant is so dangerous, lockdown should not end on June 21. Professor John Edmunds said he would advise Boris Johnson not to take the next step as planned because ‘at the moment it looks a little bit risky’. Professor Neil Ferguson has also said restrictions may need to be ‘tightened’ due to the strain. As such, Boris Johnson has concluded that ‘we may need to wait’ for more data until a decision can be made – Mail

Introducing Covid certificates is a ‘finely balanced’ decision, says Gove – Guardian

Health chiefs hold crisis talks with Matt Hancock as doctors warn they can’t cope with huge demand following Covid pandemic – Mail

35,000 Hongkongers apply to live in UK under visa scheme – Times

Vice-chancellor of Cambridge admits publishing a list of ‘micro-aggressions’ that could be reported – including eye-rolling and calling women ‘girls’ – was ‘a mistake’ – Mail

Facebook whistleblower leaks ‘vaccine hesitancy’ censorship documents – Epoch Times

COMMENT

The crucial facts Cummings left out tell a very different story of lockdown – Fraser Nelson, Telegraph

You think the BBC is biased? Check out Wokepedia – Andrew Orlowski, Telegraph

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