London: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged the general public to “act fearlessly but with common sense” whereas coping with the coronavirus pandemic, the media reported on Sunday.
Talking to the BBC, Johnson mentioned that there needed to be a “balance” between saving lives and defending the financial system.
“The best thing we can do now for all those who have suffered in the course of this pandemic is bring it to an end in the speediest possible way,” he mentioned.
The Prime Minister instructed the BBC that he believed over the “next few weeks and months”, the “scientific equation will change whether that is vaccines or testing” and there shall be “progress” in beating the virus.
Consequently, he mentioned there was “hope” and “things can be significantly different by Christmas”.
However, Johnson warned there might be “a very tough winter for all of us”.
“I tell you in all candour, it will continue to be bumpy through to Christmas and may even be bumpy beyond.”
His remarks got here because the Conservatives on Sunday have been holding their first digital get together convention because of coronavirus restrictions on mass gatherings.
The UK has to date reported 482,654 coronavirus instances and 42,407 deaths.
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