To try and prevent the spread of coronavirus, Boris Johnson has announced a wave of new measures. He has imposed a 10pm curfew on pubs, bars and restaurants. And told workers to work from home from tomorrow.
BREAKING: Boris Johnson announces new coronavirus rules: From tomorrow the hospitality sector will have to close from 10pm and will have table service only.
From Thursday, the new rules will come into place in England. It has a major U-turn compared to last month. When The Prime Minister was actively encouraging workers to ditch working from home in a bid to save the economy.
Mr Johnson reemphasized the need for people to follow social distancing guidance. Wear face coverings and wash their hands regularly in order to slash the rate of infection.
From the 1st October, fans were expected to return to football stadiums however Johnson has put the plans on pause for the time being.
The number of people allowed to attend weddings has also been reduced to 15 people. In a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus.
BREAKING: Boris Johnson announces new coronavirus rules:
Some experts have already warned the curfew does not go far enough. After Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance said yesterday the UK could hit 50,000 cases a day by mid-October and 200 plus daily deaths by November unless Britain changes course.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak warned Johnson not to close hospitality sectors fully. He warned it could cause an economic car crash.
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