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PM understands people’s frustration over new tier system

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PM understands people’s frustration over new tier system

PM understands people’s frustration over new tier system

During a visit to the Public Health England laboratory at Porton Down in Wiltshire, Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged that people were "frustrated" with the new Covid tier system in England, particularly those in areas of low infection.

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