Fewer people use London subway – level 1

17-12-2021 15:00

Fewer people use London’s subway and buses. The reason is the new omicron variant of COVID-19. There are very many people who have omicron.

The City is the name of London’s financial center. Thousands of people travel here every day. Now, some people want to work from home. They do not want to be ill before Christmas.

Companies also say that it is better to work from home right now. The number of subway travelers goes down last week. Fewer people travel by bus, too. The change is not very big. Many children travel to school by bus. Schools are still open in the UK.

The British leader changes the rules for people. Some people want even stronger rules. The leader is afraid. Some of his people say that they will not support him.

Difficult words: subway (underground trains in a city), reason (why something happens), omicron variant of COVID-19 (another type of the illness COVID-19; a variant can be dangerous), support (to help).

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