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Coronavirus: Doctors spell out how to exit England's lockdown

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Lifting lockdown must be handled better this time round to avoid a surge in Covid that could overwhelm the NHS, doctors say.

The British Medical Association has published a blueprint for how it thinks England should proceed with any easing. It includes replacing the "rule of six" with a two-households restriction to reduce social mixing and banning travel between different local lockdown tiers.

Government has yet to say if or exactly how England will exit on 2 December.

It will decide next week, based on whether cases have fallen enough and how much strain hospitals are under.

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Source: BBC News, 18 November 2020

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