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England's 'Freedom Day' On Track For 19th July

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Despite British PM noting the country is far from end of pandemic

England's so-called 'freedom day' is on track to go ahead on the 19th of July.

Despite the British Prime Minister saying they are "very far from the end" of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Boris Johnson has confirmed measures like social distancing, and the wearing of face masks, will no longer be mandatory.

These people in Manchester have been reacting to the news:

Those living in England will soon be able to avoid self-isolation after coming into contact with a person who tests positive for Covid-19 - if they have received two vaccine doses.

Under-18s in the country will not need to quarantine, unless they test positive.

British Health Secretary, Sajid Javid, insists the measures are proportionate:

Mr. Javid has said England "can't live in a world where the only thing we're thinking about is Covid-19."

The British Labour Party's Health Spokesperson, Jonathan Ashworth, he thinks some rules should remain in place:

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