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Coronavirus: socialising at Christmas ‘very risky’, say NHS bosses

Fears that relaxing restrictions over festive period will put further pressure on hospitals

Socialising over Christmas, particularly with those most vulnerable to Covid, will be “very risky” and threatens to put further pressure on hospital beds this winter, NHS bosses have warned.

Chris Hopson, the head of NHS Providers, which represents hospital trusts in England, said relaxing restrictions over the festive period would leave some people with the mistaken view that there was no greater risk from having more social contact.

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