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COVID-19: UK in ‘last round’ in fight against coronavirus, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told Sky News | Political news

The UK is in the “last round” of its fight against the coronavirus, the Foreign Secretary told Sky News.

But Dominic raab said a “cautious” approach to easing COVID-19[female[feminine restrictions were still needed, with “regular steps” the “smart way forward”.

Defending the pace of the government’s roadmap to relax measures, he told Sophy Ridge on Sunday: “I know people want to go a little faster, but actually we feel justified in taking steps. regular steps to get out of the lockdown.

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“We’re about to really turn the corner and I think we still have to be careful because I said we don’t want to see the gains lost and the sacrifices that have been undone.

“By the time we get to June 21, almost all social restrictions will be lifted, so there is only a little more time left, but it is only right that we do it cautiously.

“I think we just have to make sure that in the last round, if you want to, we’re careful and we don’t lose the gains that we’ve made.”

Asked about reports that high school students could be offered a coronavirus vaccine from September, Mr Raab said he would not “speculate on what we are going to do beyond the roadmap existing “, but added that” all the different contingencies “were under consideration. .

The next scheduled easing of COVID restrictions is scheduled for May 17.

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