The Prime Minister took to Downing Street to deliver his warning and update. Citing that while he understands how difficult it can be to stand around and do nothing, the UK had to stay vigilant. With increased risks of exposure, but dwindling numbers, the UK is in a weird point of the Apex.
However, in characteristically Boris Johnson fashion, he gave the UK a glimmer of optimism.
“If this virus were a physical assailant, an unexpected and invisible mugger, which I can tell you from personal experience it is, then this is the moment when we are beginning to wrestle it to the floor.”
How very Churchill of you Mr. Prime Minister. He’s been pretty optimistic about this whole thing, which has led to some criticisms but also some support from the population. While it can be easy to fall onto either side, the important thing is doing what we can to reduce the caseload.
“Johnson thinks of himself as Churchill, others see him as Chamberlain but in truth he is closer to Tommy Cooper now supremely miscast as a funeral director in a Harold Pinter play.”