The prime minister said it was inevitable that Covid-19 would hit the country again.
During a visit to the Vaccines Manufacturing Innovation Centre construction site near Oxford, the prime minister said he wanted to avoid a second lockdown and the government would keep schools and businesses open, but the situation was under review
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