'Save Christmas' with Covid lockdown in England, experts say

Government urged to impose ‘circuit breaker’ for up to six weeks to help suppress cases

A national lockdown now could “save Christmas from the coronavirus” in England and allow families to meet during the festive season, scientists, public health specialists and politicians have told the Guardian.

A stringent country-wide “circuit breaker” lasting between two and six weeks would help suppress cases and reduce the impact of increased transmission if measures were relaxed to permit Christmas meet-ups, experts said.

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