UK Foreign Secretary makes coronavirus decision that will have impact on Premier League resumption

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UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has confirmed the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus has been extended for three weeks.

He also confirmed the current social distancing measures are having the desired effect.

The UK has been on lockdown since March 24 and Raab warned the lockdown could last until June unless five conditions are met.

The five conditions are:

Making sure the NHS can cope

Evidence showing a sustained and consistent fall in daily death rates

Reliable data showing the rate of infection is decreasing to manageable levels

Being confident in the range of operational challenges, like ensuring testing and the right amount of PPE, are in hand

Being confident any adjustments will not risk a second peak.

Football in England have been paused since March 13 due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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