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11 weary reactions to rumours of an October firebreak lockdown

Remember that irreversible roadmap out of Covid restrictions? It might just be a little more reversible than Boris Johnson would have liked us to believe.

Despite the headline, an actual lockdown is unlikely to happen, with an increase in restrictions over an extended half-term break far more likely, as the UK’s infection rates top global charts. The country is, as the government loves to remind people, ‘world beating’.

Even the vaguest rumour rattled the usual suspects, who posted things like this.

We’ll leave this here.

Many people saw the suggestion as a sad inevitability of mismanagement.

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The Department for Education, which would need to approve the longer school break, issued a flat denial of any such plans.

That completely quashed the rumours. Oh, wait – no, it didn’t.

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