Britain takes different approach as much of Europe tightens restrictions amid fourth wave of COVID-19

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Buyers walk past a message at a hand sanitizer station in London on November 20.Toby Melville/Reuters

As much of Europe begins to tighten restrictions to curb a sudden spurt in COVID-19 cases, Britain remains the island of calm and the government has no plans to change its relatively mild-to-the-touch approach to the disease. Not there.

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Infections have risen in recent days in several European countries, and several countries, including Austria, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, have reported record daily cases. As a result, many governments have introduced curfews, new vaccine passport rules and stricter rules around face coverings. Austria begins a national lockdown for at least 10 days And the government is pushing ahead with plans to make vaccinations mandatory in February.

The sanctions have sparked protests in several countries, including Belgium and the Netherlands, where days of rioting have led to hundreds of arrests and widespread property damage. On Monday, Germany’s Health Minister Jens Spahn issued a clear message urging people to get vaccinated. “Perhaps by the end of this winter, as it is sometimes scandalously called, almost everyone in Germany will be vaccinated, cured or dead,” Mr Spahn said.


daily new confirmed COVID-19 cases

per million people

seven day rolling average

1,800

Slovak.

Slovene.

1,600

Austria

1,400

Nath.

1,200

Belg.

1,000

800

Britain

600

Me

400

200

0

August 1, 2021

september 12

October 2

October 22

November 21

, source: Data in our world

Daily new confirmed COVID-19 cases per million people

seven day rolling average

1,800

Slovakia

Slovenia

1,600

Austria

1,400

Nath.

1,200

Belgium

1,000

800

Britain

600

Me

400

200

0

August 1, 2021

september 12

October 2

October 22

November 21

, source: Data in our world

Daily new confirmed COVID-19 cases per million people

seven day rolling average

1,800

Slovakia

Slovenia

1,600

Austria

1,400

Nath.

1,200

Belgium

1,000

800

Britain

600

Me

400

200

0

september 12

August 1, 2021

October 2

October 22

November 21

, source: Data in our world

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