School half-term holidays could be doubled in plan for ‘firebreak’ lockdown if cases soar

School half-term holidays could be doubled in plan for ‘firebreak’ lockdown if cases soar

School half-term holidays could be doubled in plan for ‘firebreak’ lockdown if cases soar

The Metro says the country could face a ‘firebreak’ lockdown in October if hospitalisation numbers continue to spike, a senior Government scientist has reportedly warned.

A full-scale lockdown would be a ‘last resort and is unlikely to happen’ – but the Government has ‘drawn up contingency plans’ as it braces for ‘an extended peak’ of infections and hospitalisations with children returning to schools.

The measures could see school half-term holidays in October doubled, extending them into early November, the i reports.

https://metro.co.uk/2021/09/06/covid-october-firebreak-lockdown-on-cards-if-hospitalisations-surge-15215904/


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