England imposes new national lockdown to combat COVID-19 resurgence

People walk along the South Bank, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London
People walk along the South Bank, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered England back into a national lockdown on Saturday as a massive second wave of coronavirus infections threatened to overwhelm the health service.

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton, writing by Andrew MacAskill, Editing by Alistair Smout)