Retailers ‘cautious’ on reopening despite final government guidance

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Retailers are remaining cautious about lifting restrictions around face coverings and removing in-store safety measures following the publishing of government guidance around lifting restrictions from July 19.

On Monday, prime minister Boris Johnson gave a subdued press conference ahead of ‘freedom day’ on July 19, saying that while most formal Covid-related restrictions would be lifted from that day, he urged “caution”, reiterating “this pandemic is not over”. 

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