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London will be locked down to stem the spread of novel coronavirus.

The transcript published by the United Kingdom Government confirms that UK PM Borris Johnson in a speech said that the UK will be locked down.

The transcript published by the United Kingdom Government confirms that UK PM Borris Johnson in a speech said that the UK will be locked down.The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson announced on 23 March 2020, that all the United Kingdom residents must stay at home to stop the spread of coronavirus. He added that the United Kingdom residents will only be allowed leaving their homes for essential reasons, and police have the power to enforce the new rules through fines and dispersing gatherings. These restrictions under constant review and they will look again after three weeks.

The advice provided by the National Health Service on 23 March 2020, encouraged the United Kingdom residents to stay at home to prevent the spread of coronavirus. It also stated that an individual should ensure a distance of 2 metres from anyone outside of the household.

The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to a lot of potentially dangerous misinformation. For reliable advice on COVID-19 including symptoms, prevention and available treatment, please refer to the World Health Organisation or your national healthcare authority.

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