Daily Update: 23/03/2020

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Today’s Updates

With immediate effect, people will be restricted in leaving their homes for limited purposes such as shopping for basic necessities, for one form of exercise a day, for any medical need, and travel to and from work if absolutely necessary.

  • People are warned not to meet with friends or family members they do not live with
  • Shopping is only permitted for essentials like food and medicine
  • Police have been given powers to enforce the rules which include disbursements of gatherings and issuance of fines
  • All shops selling non-essential goods to be closed 
  • Libraries, playgrounds, outdoor gyms and places of worship to be closed
  • All gatherings of more than two people in public excluding those you live with are banned
  • All social events are banned, including weddings and baptisms 
  • Funerals are excluded from the new restrictions 
  • Parks to remain open for exercise, however gatherings will be dispersed
  • These restrictions will remain in place for 3 weeks and will be constantly reviewed 

Stay at Home.  Help the NHS. Save Lives

For more information:

gov.uk/coronavirus

nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/