(Bloomberg) — Boris Johnson announced the “first careful steps” to lift the U.K.’s lockdown and restart the economy, setting out a “conditional plan” for getting more people back to work while controlling the spread of Covid-19.
Stressing there will be no immediate end to the lockdown, the British prime minister announced looser restrictions on movement from Wednesday, starting with unlimited outdoor leisure time for sports such as golf and tennis, and allowing people to drive to parks and beaches in England.
Johnson told people who cannot work at home — such as those in the manufacturing and construction sectors — to go to work. “Work from home if you can, but you should go to work if you can’t.”
But the premier also revealed plans