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No new Covid restrictions in England before new year, Boris Johnson says

No extra curbs for New Year’s Eve, with prime minister to put emphasis on personal responsibility

Boris Johnson will not introduce further Covid restrictions in England before 2022, giving mass events the go-ahead and leaving nightclubs open for New Year’s Eve – in contrast with all other UK nations.

Scientists criticised the decision, which came as England recorded its highest number of Covid infections. They said it was the moment of “the greatest divergence between scientific advice and legislation” seen since the start of the pandemic.

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