Coronavirus: These are the only reasons you should leave your house as Prime Minister gives police extra powers to make sure people comply with lockdown
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tonight ordered a full lockdown, saying people must only leave their homes for essentials.
In a televised address, Mr Johnson also said he had given police extra powers to ensure people comply with the new "instruction".
Describing the coronavirus as an "invisible killer," he said: "Tonight I want to update you on the latest steps we are taking to fight the disease and what you can do to help.
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