EVEN tougher coronavirus lockdown measures are to be enforced, Priti Patel has revealed.
At a press conference this evening, the Home Secretary announced a tough new £800 fine for anybody who attends attending house parties, doubling for every repeat offence. Those hosting gatherings can get a £10,000 fine.
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Her statement comes after an expert warned that the current lockdown simply isn’t working and coronavirus infections appear to be increasing.
Steven Riley, professor of infectious disease dynamics at Imperial College London, said his college’s React study shows the number of infection increased between 6 and 15 January, despite the full national lockdown.
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