UK PM Johnson to chair emergency response meeting on coronavirus on Tuesday

by Reuters
Monday, 21 September 2020 12:12 GMT

LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will chair an emergency response meeting, a so-called COBRA meeting, on Tuesday to discuss what next steps may be needed to tackle a resurgence in the coronavirus pandemic, his spokesman said on Monday.

Johnson will also talk to the leaders of Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales on Monday, after spending much of the weekend in meetings with members of his cabinet top team of ministers, his scientific advisers and other officials.

"Tomorrow morning is an opportunity for COBRA to discuss what next steps may be required in the coronavirus response," the spokesman said. (Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by Kate Holton)

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