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Borders back to level 5? - 'not any time soon' says Ashford

Health minister discusses rise of cases in the UK

The health minister says he doesn't expect a step back to level 5 of the border framework any time soon.

It's as cases of Covid-19 in the UK are on the rise, with the Office for National Statistics reporting a 1-in-1,400 infection rate.

When government moved to level 4 of the border framework the infection rate in the UK was 1-in-3,900.

However, David Ashford says the ONS has changed the way it records these results since they last influenced a change in the Island's border framework:

 

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