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Enforce ‘Plan B’ immediately or risk winter crisis
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Enforce ‘Plan B’ immediately or risk winter crisis

Amid rising Covid-19 cases, Matthew Taylor chief executive of the NHS Confederation, has urged the Government to implement the back-up strategy which involves measures including bringing back mandatory face coverings in public places. The NHS Confederation’s warning comes as coronavirus deaths in the UK rose to their highest daily level since early March, while cases are at their highest for almost three months. Downing Street said it was keeping a very close eye on rising case rates, but added the Prime Minister has absolutely no plan to introduce Plan B, which could also involve introducing vaccine passports for nightclub entry. The NHS Confederation is the membership organisation that brings together, supports and speaks for the whole healthcare system in England, Wales and Northern...