Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation on Covid19 virus pandemic:

The key new measures he announced included:

  • Avoid meeting friends, if friends ask you to meet, say NO.
  • Everyone apart from key workers must stay at home.
  • Do not meet family members who do not live in your home.
  • Do not go shopping except for essentials like food and medicine – do this as little as you can. Use food deliveries if possible.
  • The Police have powers to enforce the PM’s instructions including fines and and dispersing gatherings  if you do not follow these instructions.
  • All shops selling non-essential goods will be closed, including clothing and electronic stores and libraries, playgrounds an outdoor gymnasiums and places of worship.
  • Gatherings of more than two people are not permitted except people you live with.
  • All social events will stop including weddings, baptisms and other ceremonies excluding funerals.
  • Parks will remain open for one exercise run per day.
  • These restrictions will be reviewed in three weeks and relax them if evidence make it possible.
  • The NHS is mobilising 7500 former clinicians to strengthens efforts to fight Covid19 virus.
  • This is a national emergency so stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives. Thank you.