Welsh first minister sees path to Christmas after firebreak success

Mark Drakeford says gains could yet be lost, while rates level off in Scotland and part of England

The Welsh “firebreak” lockdown has succeeded in driving down Covid infections, and there are signs that rates have also fallen in Northern Ireland and are levelling off in Scotland and some parts of England.

Mark Drakeford, the Welsh first minister, said he believed the 17-day firebreak, which ended 10 days ago, had worked and there was a “path” through to Christmas if people continued to respect the rules now in place.

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Source: The Guardian
Welsh first minister sees path to Christmas after firebreak success