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British PM announces new measures to stop spread of new coronavirus variant


  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced new measures to stop the spread of a new coronavirus variant Omicron. 
  • Mr Johnson said that anyone arriving in the UK will now be asked to take a PCR test and isolate until they receive a negative result.
  • The British PM said, those who come into contact with people testing positive for a suspected case of Omicron will have to self-isolate for 10 days. 
  • Now wearing face coverings in shops and on public transport will become compulsory.