England's 'freedom day' amid soaring cases

By William James
Updated July 19 2021 - 9:20am, first published 9:15am
Capacity limits in bars and restaurants, along with mask requirements, ended at midnight in England.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's 'freedom day' ending over a year of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in England has been marred by surging infections and his own forced self-isolation.