More areas of England likely to enter tier 4, Chief Scientific Adviser warns

More areas of England likely to enter tier 4, Chief Scientific Adviser warns
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The UK government’s chief scientific adviser has warned that more areas of England are likely to enter the highest level of tier 4 restrictions, APA reports citing Sputnik.

He said that it was “important to get ahead” of the new strain, labelled B.1.1.7, and confirmed that it spread “substantially” more quickly than the already-identified version of the virus.

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