Coronavirus: the UK’s new lockdown rules

Boris Johnson places UK under toughest restrictions since March

A woman wearing a face mask waits on the platform for the London Underground
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Boris Johnson has warned that the next few weeks will be the “hardest yet” in the Covid-19 pandemic as he last night announced that the UK would be put under a full lockdown for the third time

“From today life across the country will look very much like it did in the earliest days of the first lockdown last March”, The Times reports, as people in England are told to stay at home and go out only for essential reasons.

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