WORLD UK PM unveils new restrictions to curb rising coronavirus infections

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UK PM unveils new restrictions to curb rising coronavirus infections

Xinhua

17:11, September 23, 2020

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L) leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons in London, Britain, on Sept. 22, 2020. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced new restrictive measures to tackle a sharp rise in the country's coronavirus cases. Johnson confirmed that from Thursday, all pubs, bars and restaurants in England must operate a table service only -- except for takeaways -- and will be forced to close at 10:00 p.m. BST (2100 GMT). (Xinhua/Han Yan)

Photo taken on Sept. 22, 2020 shows a mobile phone broadcasting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressing the nation on TV in London, Britain. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced new restrictive measures to tackle a sharp rise in the country's coronavirus cases. Johnson confirmed that from Thursday, all pubs, bars and restaurants in England must operate a table service only -- except for takeaways -- and will be forced to close at 10:00 p.m. BST (2100 GMT). (Xinhua/Han Yan)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons in London, Britain, on Sept. 22, 2020. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday announced new restrictive measures to tackle a sharp rise in the country's coronavirus cases. Johnson confirmed that from Thursday, all pubs, bars and restaurants in England must operate a table service only -- except for takeaways -- and will be forced to close at 10:00 p.m. BST (2100 GMT). (Xinhua/Han Yan)

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