PUBLISHED: 21:50, Mon, Jan 4, 2021 | UPDATED: 21:50, Mon, Jan 4, 2021
Due to the continuous rise in coronavirus cases, Boris Johnson announced that a new national lockdown for England is expected to last until mid-February. BBC Breakfast host Dan Walker, 43, spoke candidly about a "tough" few months ahead for many Britons.
It is expected the new lockdown in England - the third time a national shutdown has been introduced - will last for over a month.
The Prime Minister hopes the most vulnerable will have all been offered the first dose of a vaccine.
Taking to Twitter, Dan admitted having a "strange conflict" with the Tier 5 news as he hinted many people will have to forego their New Year's resolutions.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
In view of his 673,000 followers, the presenter said: "Strange conflict for so many: feeling that something had to be done but broken-hearted by another national lockdown.
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Dan Walker 'broken-hearted' as BBC host addresses 'conflict' (Image: BBC)
Boris Johnson addressed the nation as he announced a third lockdown (Image: BBC)
"I imagine quite a few New Year’s resolutions will disappear tonight #DryJanuary."
In an earlier tweet, Dan explained it will be a "tough few weeks" but urged people to stay safe during this difficult time.
"This is going to be tough few weeks/months after a tough year," the BBC host penned.
“'I know you’ve had enough of government guidance... but we must do this together' -