Coronavirus UK LIVE: Lockdown to final ‘over three weeks’ as 8,000 are contaminated and 422 lifeless
OVER 8,000 have now been contaminated and 422 are lifeless within the UK after the deadliest day thus far wherein 88 extra individuals succumbed to the coronavirus.
Tuesday’s staggering demise toll got here on the primary day since Boris Johnson‘s nationwide lockdown got here into impact.
Though a three-week lockdown is at the moment in place, Brits could possibly be indoors for for much longer.
Northern Eire First Minister Arlene Foster predicted on Tuesday the lockdown would go on previous Easter.
And No10 aides advised The Solar the shutdown was prone to be prolonged into Might and presumably June – until virus fatalities considerably fall.
Individuals are solely allowed to depart their dwelling for important provides, one type of day by day train or a stroll, medical care or “completely crucial” work.
Anybody caught flouting the measures faces a superb of between £30 and £1,000 from Thursday, when a invoice containing the brand new laws to take care of coronavirus is anticipated to develop into legislation.
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