'I have no fear' - Sunderland shoppers on if they will change Christmas plans in light of Omicron variant

Following the government announcement of introducing ‘Plan B’ restrictions, we asked Sunderland shoppers if they still plan to go ahead with Christmas party plans.

Thursday, 9th December 2021, 5:41 pm

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced further restrictions on Wednesday to battle the Omicron variant of Covid-19 with new ‘Plan B’ measures coming into force.

The Prime Minister warned it is clear the new strain is “growing much faster” than Delta, and cases of Omicron could be doubling every two or three days as he strengthened England’s rules.

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We asked Sunderland shoppers if they will be changing their Christmas plans following the emergence of the Omicron variant

As the new variant continues to spread around the country, we asked Sunderland shoppers if they plan to go ahead with Christmas partying plans in the video above.