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22 September 2020, 12:50 | Updated: 22 September 2020, 22:22

Boris Johnson addresses the nation outlining new Covid-19 restrictions

Nick Hardinges

By Nick Hardinges

Boris Johnson has addressed the nation hours after he announced tough new measures aimed at stopping a surge in coronavirus cases.

The Prime Minister gave a televised address to the nation at 8pm after he revealed a 10pm curfew for bars and restaurants and encouraged workers to stay at home, among other measures.

He said the measures could last six months as the Covid crisis continues.

Read more: Boris Johnson announces Covid-19 curbs that could last up to six months

Read more: UK coronavirus deaths reach highest level in two months

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