Chris Whitty ‘vetoed lowering of coronavirus alert level’

Posted by on June 2, 2020 8:56 am
Categories: Global Stories

No 10 says England’s chief medical officer was responsible for keeping it at level four

The decision for England’s official coronavirus alert level to remain at four despite this week’s easing of some lockdown restrictions was made by the chief medical officer, Downing Street has said, indicating he vetoed the government’s wish for it to be lowered.

Prof Chris Whitty’s decision was guided by data provided by the government’s new Joint Biosecurity Centre (JBC), Boris Johnson’s spokesman added.

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