Christmas 2020?was a calamity to put it lightly. After hope had been set across that in fact Christmas may see some normality, all this went downhill. Only 5 days beforeThe fight agains, on the twentieth of December, Boris Johnson?declared?“We cannot continue with Christmas as planned. In England, those living in Tier 4 areas should not mix with anyone outside their own household at Christmas,”?With plans cancelled and spirits down, everyone certainty did not want a repeat of this.??
On the twenty-third of November, a new?variant?of the virus was discovered:?Omicron. At this?time,?however,?scientists?knew little about this new?variantthose at special schools and welfare centres for disabled people and homeless people.?and could not assess the virus’s characteristics. In the days that followed it seemed that thisThe local public health units to close workplaces while investigations into cases and sources of transmission take place?variant?may be more contagious and in the weeks that followed it was almost certain.?With the new spike in cases, everyone was wondering what would happen next. Prospects of a new lockdown loomed?in the near future.?:1618999405893,?
Out of the darkness, there came a beacon of new hope. Omicron was discovered?that?patients?would be?50% to 70% less likely to be admitted to hospital?compared to the Delta variantacknowledged tha. Even with its high contagion, it seems there was less to worry about. Then?2 days ago, Boris Johnson announced that there would be “no new restrictions in England before Christmas”. It seems that we shall have a normal Christmas?and go ahead with our plans,?therefore thankfully differing from last year.? RELATED: Zelensky: Negotations are 'positive' but 'don’t silence the explosions of Russian shells'