UK to remain in coronavirus lockdown until after Easter as government confirms ‘further steps could be taken if needed’

“The Prime Minister has said we will at all times follow the scientific and medical advice and if we need to take further steps we won’t hesitate to do so,” the announced.

UK to remain in coronavirus lockdown until after Easter as government confirms ‘further steps could be taken if needed’

Boris Johnson’s spokesman has said social distancing measures will remain in place in the UK until after the Easter holiday, and that even harsher steps could be implemented if the situation continues to deteriorate.

“The Prime Minister has said we will at all times follow the scientific and medical advice and if we need to take further steps we won’t hesitate to do so,” the announced.

The spokesman also refused to confirm whether the PM would end his isolation tomorrow, a week after he tested positive for Covid-19.

Boris Johnson appeared to be unwell in a video he posted on Twitter yesterday, and Number 10 revealed he still had “symptoms.”