'The virus moves fast and so must we' July 30, 2020

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People who test positive for coronavirus or show symptoms in the UK must now self-isolate for at least 10 days, rather than seven. The health secretary Matt Hancock told Nick Robinson he was not risking hysteria by using the phrase "second wave" when referring to the increase in cases, both in the UK and abroad. He added: "I'm the Health Secretary in the middle of the pandemic. We are absolutely determined to protect this country and it saddens me we are seeing these rises elsewhere but I will be vigilant and we will move fast if we need to because …



People who test positive for coronavirus or show symptoms in the UK must now self-isolate for at least 10 days, rather than seven. The health secretary Matt Hancock told Nick Robinson he was not risking hysteria by using the phrase "second wave" when referring to the increase in cases, both in the UK and abroad. He added: "I'm the Health Secretary in the middle of the pandemic. We are absolutely determined to protect this country and it saddens me we are seeing these rises elsewhere but I will be vigilant and we will move fast if we need to because that is what the virus requires and the virus moves fast and so must we." Credit: AFP Getty Images