Govt Covid-19 news update 25 May – Boris – retail to reopen
UK Covid-19 deaths 121 on 25 May, trend downwards however across all settings it does take the total up to – 36,914
Chaired by Boris Johnson
PM: retail sector easing of restrictions – outdoor markets and car showrooms will be able to reopen from 1June. Shop safely providing safe distancing rule applied. It is vital to observe the rules on social distancing. Only reason progress has been made because country has observed the measures. 15 June department stores will open.
Professor Yvonne Doyle, Medical Director of Public Health England: The R number is below 1.0 however current R 0/7 – 1.0. Testing 3,532,634 have been done in total. 261,184 cases confirmed in total. Hospital data continues with good news – numbers are down.
It also follows statement from Dominic Cummings where he said he took the decision to leave because he and his wife were ill. Cummings also said that his house was coming under attack and he decided to go to his family in Durham – a safe place.
PM defended his chief adviser against accusations that he breached lockdown rules. Boris Johnson insisted he had “acted responsibly and legally and with integrity”. Cabinet colleagues, however, expressed fear that the move risked “seriously undermining” the Government’s lockdown strategy.
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