UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says workers must return to work if they cannot do so from home, the first steps of a plan to ease coronavirus lockdown measures, nearly seven weeks after they were imposed.

Johnson announced a new virus alert system which allows people to spend more time outdoors.

The UK has the highest death toll in Europe.

But critics say Johnson is sending out mixed messages.

Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan reports from London.

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