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Old 03-23-2020, 05:07 PM
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New British and Existing European Lockdowns

The British Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson has just announced a major lockdown.

Boris Johnson will order police to enforce a strict coronavirus lockdown, with a ban on gatherings of more than two people and strict limits on exercise, as he told the British public: “You must stay at home.”

The prime minister ratcheted up Britain’s response with an address to the nation on Monday evening, warning that people will only be allowed outside to buy food or medication, exercise alone once a day, or to travel to work if absolutely necessary.

All non-essential shops will close with immediate effect, as will playgrounds and libraries, he said in the address from Downing Street.

Here is his speech:

Lockdowns in some other European countries:

Unfortunately here in the U.S. we have Donald Trump.