MPs’ fury as 55m people in England face months in top tiers

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Not the time ‘to take foot off the beast’ says PM as scientists emphasise enduring risk of Covid

Tough new restrictions to contain the coronavirus pandemic will cover 99% of England’s population from next week, with government scientists warning that there is little prospect of any real changes for possibly months to come.

On a sobering day that provoked fury from some MPs, the prime minister apologised for the heartache and frustration the sweeping measures would cause to up 55 million people placed in the highest two tiers, but warned that this was not the time for “taking our foot off the throat of the beast”.

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