Coronavirus: Boris Johnson order's national lockdown

  • UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said in a speech to the UK coronavirus is "the biggest threat this country has faced for decades".
  • In light of new restrictions, people will be allowed to leave their homes for:
  • - Shopping for basic necessities, as infrequently as possible
  • - One form of exercise a day - for example a run, walk, or cycle, alone or with members of their household;
  • - Any medical need, to provide care or to help a vulnerable person;
  • - Travelling to and from work, but only where it is absolutely necessary and cannot be done from home
  • The Daily Echo will be reporting live updates and news throughout the day.


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