Pubs will shut before schools in a Covid upsurge, says Boris Johnson

PM stresses in video Q&A with parents that English schools will close as a last resort this winter

Boris Johnson has stressed that ministers will prioritise keeping schools open this winter as they tackle any upsurge in coronavirus cases.

The government intends to continue using local lockdowns to control the spread of the virus in the worst-hit areas: an approach the prime minister has characterised as “whack-a-mole”.

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