Due to the continued UK coronavirus outbreak Boris Johnson has told the public they should only leave the house for several key reasons.
These include travelling to work as a keyworker, shopping for food or medicine and taking one form of exercise per day.
Those with underlying health conditions and people over the age of 70 should now be self-isolating at home for a period of 12 weeks.
Elsewhere in the world, the whole of Italy and Spain have been put on lockdown.
Increasing panic has led to plunging stock markets, and some UK supermarkets including Tesco and Waitrose have begun rationing essential food stock and household items.
According to experts at John Hopkins University in the US, roughly one billion people catch the winter flu every year. It is estimated that between 290,000 and 650,000 of those who get the illness die.
So why is everyone worried about Covid-19,