IT COULD be a bad start to the New Year as officials have been considering a two-week circuit-breaker, which would include a ban on meeting friends and family indoors.
Despite this, Boris Johnson vowed last night that he will not shut the country down amid claims plans have been drawn up for a lockdown after Christmas.
The PM told the nation: “We are not closing things down.”
However, The Times has reported that ministers are preparing draft plans that will prevent Brits meeting others indoors except for work purposes.
Pubs and restaurants would be limited to outdoor service only if the scheme is given the green light.
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