The UK Junior Health Minister, Helen Whately said on Monday, they do not want to tighten the restrictions announced last week.
However, they would keep a close eye on the coronavirus infection rate in the Kingdom, she added.
“We will not rule out more COVID-19 restrictions,” Whately said.
This comes after the Times reported early Monday, the UK Ministers are preparing to enforce total social lockdown across much of Northern Britain and potentially London.
GBP/USD stalls recovery below 1.2800
GBP/USD is off daily highs at 1.2785 amid looming concerns over the virus restrictions while the downside remains cushioned by hopes of a post-Brexit trade deal and broad US dollar pullback.
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