The UK has woken as much as a lockdown this morning – after Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared a “second of nationwide emergency” final night time.
Folks will solely be allowed to go away their dwelling for important provides, one type of each day train or a stroll, medical care or “completely mandatory” work.
Anybody caught flouting the measures faces a wonderful of between £30 and £1,000 from Thursday, when a invoice containing the brand new laws to cope with coronavirus is anticipated to turn out to be legislation.
Mr Johnson stated the measures will likely be “beneath fixed evaluate” and will likely be thought of for rest in three weeks if the proof permits.
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