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Johnson Warns U.K. to Remain Cautious Even as Covid Cases Fall

U.K.'s Big Reopening as Cases Soar the Most in the World
Photographer: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned against drawing “premature conclusions” after new coronavirus cases in the U.K. dropped for a sixth day, saying people must remain “very cautious.”

Scientists have been puzzled by the recent decline in infections, citing the recent mini heatwave, start of the school holidays and the end of the soccer European Championship as potential factors -- alongside the vaccine rollout.