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Bolton Covid LIVE: Updates as PM set to 'extend lockdown' by four weeks

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Bolton Covid LIVE: Updates as PM set to 'extend lockdown'

By Sam Ormiston

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    - The PM is facing backlash over the Government's decision to extend lockdown until July 19
  • - Government figures from Sunday showed another rise in infections with a further 7,490 lab-confirmed cases in the UK
  • - Hospitality bosses in Bolton say they are on a 'knife-edge' - as Bolton Council leader David Greenhalgh admits he would have preferred the June 21 easing of restrictions to go ahead as planned
  • - It comes as a huge setback to many businesses – which had pinned their hopes on a full summer reopening to recoup some of the losses of the past year