BORIS Johnson is holding an emergency Cobra assembly at this time because the Authorities plots its subsequent month in tackling the coronavirus outbreak.
Britain’s demise toll from coronavirus has hit 35 after an enormous enhance in fatalities over the weekend.
The UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance and England’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty have each arrived in Whitehall forward of the assembly.
Officers and ministers look set to debate potential college closures, banning mass gatherings and quarantining the aged.
Well being Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed Brits over 70 are more likely to be requested to self-isolate for as much as 4 months within the coming weeks.
Spain and Italy are already on lockdown following 1000’s of deaths throughout the 2 international locations.
In the meantime, European soccer’s governing physique UEFA is about to fulfill tomorrow and look set to maneuver Euro 2020 to subsequent 12 months because the virus shuts down life as we all know it.