Coronavirus – UK PM Johnson to announce a new lockdown, through to until December 2

As COVID-19 cases in the UK accelerate higher Prime Minister Johnson will soon  announce another shutdown. The measures will take effect from Thursday after a vote in the Commons on Wednesday.

The main points, these via various UK media outlets with the info:
  • pubs and restaurants to close – takeaway and delivery only
  • non-essential retail to close
  • manufacturing, construction permitted to continue
  • outbound international travel banned, intra-UK travel restrictions (both except for work)
  • schools, universities open
  • outdoor exercise and recreation permitted