BORIS Johnson made an announcement today (November 30) of the new measures the government will adopt to tackle the Omicron variant.
Prime Minister spoke this afternoon about rolling out millions more boosters to help fight the virus.
A while before the press conference was announced, there were now 22 confirmed cases of the Omicron strain in the UK.
What did Boris Johnson announce on Tuesday, November 30?
Mr Johnson gave a Covid press conference this afternoon (November 30), Downing Street has confirmed.
The Prime Minister aims to have everyone boosted by the end of January 2022.
After the JVCI suggested boosters should be made available to everyone over the age of 18, the government explained how the process would work.
The NHS will invite you when you are eligible with older and more vulnerable people getting a booster shot first.
You will be able to get a booster shot three months after the second dose of your initial vaccination.
“It’s time for another great British vaccination effort, we’ve done it before and we’ll do it again, don’t give this virus a second chance,” the Prime Minister said.
The Health Minister told MPs in House of Commons that he expects cases to increase in the coming days and weeks.
He say: “Our strategy is to take time for yourself and strengthen our defenses while our world-leading scientists learn more about this potential threat. “
Health Secretary Sajid Javid announced that the NHS booster program is being put on “steroid use” in his speech on November 29.
But frustrated Britons aged 18 and over who will now qualify have been left baffled after Couldn’t make a vaccination appointment yesterday.
The announcement sparked a scramble on the NHS vaccine ordering website, with thousands of people queuing online to secure a spot.
The Health Minister also confirmed that if this variant is not as disturbing as initially feared, then the restrictions on masks and travel will once again be eased.
“If we find out that this variant is no more dangerous than the Delta variant, then we won’t put these measures in place for longer than one day is necessary,” he said.
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