THE Prime Minister could ban indoor gatherings following a spike in coronavirus cases across England.
Parts of the country including Greater Manchester have already had these measures restricted after health bosses warned the Government too much mingling between family groups is the main cause of an alarming rise in infections.
Boris Johnson is now reportedly considering seriously tough measures to control a second spike.
A source said: “We want to avoid a second national lockdown at all costs and a lot will depend on how we can keep a lid on things.”
Meanwhile, the new Eat Out to Help Out scheme launches tomorrow, August 3, meaning Brits will be able to bag half price meals at participating pubs, restaurants and cafes.
The government will pay for half the bill, up to £10 per head, for your meal and any soft drinks on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the month.
Yesterday, deaths hit 46,193 after 19 more deaths were recorded – but cases spiked to 303,952 after 771 more people tested positive.
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