Johnson Wrestles With Christmas Lockdown to Halt Omicron Surge – Bloomberg


Alex Morales
and Joe Mayes
Boris Johnson is locked in a debate over imposing fresh coronavirus restrictions as Christmas approaches amid opposition from his own cabinet.
The U.K. prime minister updated ministers on the rapid spread of the omicron variant on Monday afternoon alongside Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty and Chief Scientific Adviser Patrick Vallance. Earlier, Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab refused to rule out a Christmas lockdown.