Coronavirus: UK brings in strict curbs on life to fight virustechblog
Boris Johnson has shared strict new measures to tackle the spread of corona virus. even a ban on public gatherings of two or more then two people.
He said that people should leave home only to exercise once daily, go to work where “absolutely necessary”, buy essential items and to fulfill any medical or care needs.
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He also ordered the immediate closure of outlets selling non-essential goods.
But police said that they had received many calls asking what was still allowed.
As of Monday, Total 335 people have died with the virus within the UK.
On Monday evening, 27 million TV viewers watched Mr Johnson telling the country it had been facing a “moment of national emergency” . the biggest threat this country has faced for decades”.
Police and local authorities will have powers to disperse gatherings, including through fines.
The restrictions would be under constant review and a relaxation of the principles would be considered in three weeks, he said.
“To put it simply, if too many folks become seriously unwell at only one occasion , the NHS are getting to be unable to handle it – meaning more people are likely to die, not just from coronavirus but from other illnesses also ,” the prime minister said.
For the primary time, all the UK’s mobile networks are sending out a government message on Tuesday morning to their customers with details of the new measures.