Boris Johnson is expected to unveil a wave of new coronavirus restrictions today – but the plans do not go far enough, a SAGE advisor has warned.
Professor Calum Semple, from the University of Liverpool said this morning: “The numbers are rising and tracking the current worst case scenario, so there is significant anxiety amongst the scientific community.”
On the ‘Rule of Six’ he said: “Based on the numbers I’m seeing, it isn’t going far enough.”
One of the measures the Prime Minister is set to announce is a 10pm curfew on pubs and restaurants from Thursday.
Other measures look to include a return to working from home, where possible, and a drive to encourage mask-wearing, hand-washing and social distancing.
Plans for a partial return of sports fans to stadiums from October 1 have been