Covid-19 UK will be plunged into ‘another FULL lockdown’ if vaccine-busting variant arrives

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Published on 17 Sep 2021, 10:30
Coronavirus latest: BRITAIN will be plunged back into "another full lockdown" if a vaccine-busting variant arrives from abroad, a Cabinet minister warned today.

Environment secretary George Eustice said draconian restrictions will have to be reimposed to combat a dangerous new strain that gets around the jab.

He made the remarks with ministers today set to ease travel restrictions and ditch the need for gold-standard PCR tests when returning to the UK.

Vaccinated travellers will be able to take a much cheaper lateral flow swab, which picks up Covid but can't be used to detect variants.

They will also no longer have to show a negative result to enter the country.

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Britain will be plunged back into ‘another FULL lockdown’ if vaccine-busting Covid arrives, Cabinet minister warns

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