‘This won’t be over in 12 weeks’ – UK cabinet minister

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UK Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick is asked about the PM Boris Johnson’s comment earlier this week that the country can “turn the tide” on the virus within 12 weeks.

Asked what that means, Mr Jenrick repeats that the UK can “turn the tide” in this period, but adds: “Nobody is pretending this will be over in 12 weeks”.

He says the UK has taken the right steps so far to tackle the virus, but adds: “If there are further steps we need to take, we will take then”.

 

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