US President Donald Trump has criticised his British ally Boris Johnson for introducing strict guidelines over Christmas (Image: Getty Photos)
The outgoing US President laid into Boris Johnson after the British PM introduced stringent new measures to include the unfold of Covid-19.
Sharing a BBC Information clip on Twitter of Mr Johnson asserting the brand new guidelines, Mr Trump stated: ‘We don’t wish to have lockdowns. The treatment can’t be worse than the issue itself!’
He additionally shared an analogous clip from ITV Information with the remark: ‘Your entire WORLD is being badly harm by the China Virus, however in the event you take heed to the Pretend Information Lamestream Media, and Large Tech, you’ll assume that we’re the one one.
‘No, however we’re the Nation that developed vaccines, and years forward of schedule!’
The US has been devastated by the coronavirus outbreak, logging 17.6million circumstances and 315,000 deaths – making it the world’s worst hit nation.
Though particular person states have imposed tight restrictions, Mr Trump has rallied in opposition to lockdowns and the necessity to put on masks throughout his time within the presidency.
Christmas has effectively been cancelled for millions of people dwelling within the UK’s worst hit areas after individuals have been banned from mixing indoors over the vacations.
A map displaying the brand new tiers within the UK (Image: Getty)
These dwelling in tiers one, two and three can nonetheless meet up however social distancing guidelines are being relaxed only for Christmas Day in an abrupt U-turn on the earlier bubble guidelines.
President-elect Joe Biden has additionally dominated out a nationwide lockdown within the US, regardless of the worsening issues brought on by the pandemic.
Talking final month he stated there have been ‘no circumstances’ by which he would require a ‘whole shutdown.’
It comes as vaccination programmes started within the US after the Pfizer and Moderna jabs have been each granted approval.
The Authorities is aiming to manage 20 million doses to states by the primary week of January.
Saying the newest restrictions at a No 10 information convention, Mr Johnson stated he was taking the actions with a ‘heavy coronary heart’, however the scientific proof – suggesting a brand new pressure of the virus is as much as 70% extra transmissible – had left him with no alternative.
In London, lots of of individuals have been seen trying to flee the capital after the brand new guidelines have been introduced.
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