Coronavirus infections in Great Britain are on the rise and the British government is considering a two-week postponement to stop all restrictive measures, expected to start on 21 June. The rise in cases is largely due to the spread of the Indian variant of the virus. Yesterday, 6,238 new cases were recorded in the UK, the highest number since March. Data from the National Statistics Office also indicate that the number who contracted the virus in England increased by 75% in one week, bringing the RT to a value between 1 and 1.2. According to the Telegraph, the two-week extension of the restrictive measures would serve to speed up vaccinations with the second dose of over 40s, shifting the distance between the first and second dose from 12 to 8 weeks, as is already done for over 40s. 50. Starting next week, the first dose of the vaccine will also be offered to people over 25. Meanwhile, Scotland is gradually easing its anti-Covid restrictive measures. Glasgow has finally moved into Level 2 restrictions along with 13 other areas including Edinburgh. The transition to Level 2 allows the consumption of food and drinks in public places indoors and meetings between people of different families in private homes.