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Sajid Javid Has “Worsened” Prospect of All Freedoms Being Returned on July 19th, Says Steve Baker

Sajid Javid has "worsened" the prospect of all restrictions ending on July 19th by being ambiguous over whether guidelines on social distancing and testing will be lifted, says the Chairman of the Covid Recover Group.
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Infections Are Rising in Scotland but Hospitalisations Remain Low

Infections are rising rapidly in Scotland, but have not translated into a large number of hospitalisations. The recent surge appears to be related to Euro 2020, with infections concentrated among men aged 15–44.
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Ministers Could Announce End of Automatic Isolation for English Pupils in Days

The Government could announce within days that pupils will no longer be required to automatically isolate after contact with a peer who has tested positive for Covid when schools return in September.
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Singaporean Ministers Announce That Country Must Learn to Live With COVID-19

If any advanced country has come close to "Zero COVID", it's Singapore. Despite recording only 36 deaths, the government has announced, "We can't eradicate" COVID-19, which will very likely "become endemic".
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Serco and Mitie Awarded New Testing Contracts That Could Last for 18 Months

The Government has awarded Serco and Mitie new testing contracts – worth up to £687 million collectively – to support the Test and Trace system. The contracts could run for up to 18 months.
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