Boris Johnson has announced a complete lockdown of the UK, banning people from leaving their homes or meeting in groups of more than two people as the Government scrambles to enforce social distancing measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
In a public address to the nation on Monday evening, the Prime Minister said the public would not be allowed to leave their homes except for a few specific reasons, and could be fined £30 for meeting outside in groups of more than two.
Boris Johnson’s public address in full
The coronavirus is the biggest threat this country has faced for decades – and this country is not alone.
All over the world we are seeing the devastating impact of this invisible killer
And so tonight I want to update you on the latest steps we are taking to fight the disease and what you can do to