Coronavirus live updates: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announces vaccine mandate for city workers – The Washington Post

While the case count could rise to as high as 100,000 a day — “all the metrics are moving in the wrong direction,” said Jenny Harries, chief executive of the UK Health Security Agency — health officials said the government will not yet impose its “plan B,” entailing mask mandates and vaccine status certifications. Instead, Javid urged the 5 million still-unvaccinated individuals to received their shots, “not just to save lives, but to keep your freedoms, too.”