OVER 8,000 have now been contaminated and 422 are useless within the UK after the deadliest day so far through which 88 extra individuals succumbed to the coronavirus.
Tuesday’s staggering loss of life toll got here on the primary day since Boris Johnson‘s nationwide lockdown got here into impact.
Though a three-week lockdown is presently in place, Brits could possibly be indoors for for much longer.
Northern Eire First Minister Arlene Foster predicted on Tuesday the lockdown would go on previous Easter.
And No10 aides informed The Solar the shutdown was more likely to be prolonged into Could and presumably June – until virus fatalities considerably fall.
Persons are solely allowed to depart their house for important provides, one type of every day train or a stroll, medical care or “completely crucial” work.
Anybody caught flouting the measures faces a wonderful of between £30 and £1,000 from Thursday, when a invoice containing the brand new laws to cope with coronavirus is predicted to grow to be regulation.
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