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An Update On COVID-19 In The U.K.

Protesters confront a police line outside the House of Commons during a freedom protest in London, England.
Protesters confront a police line outside the House of Commons during a freedom protest in London, England.

Despite a surge in Covid cases, England has now lifted almost all of its legal restrictions on social interactions. But some people are not happy. 

Protesters gathered outside Parliament. Hundreds of thousands of people are having to isolate under the country’s test and trace program – including Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Some have dubbed it “Freedom Day”in England – but between the surge – and the quarantines – how free is it, really?

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