Final evening Boris Johnson introduced new restrictions on socialising and going exterior, after earlier measures didn’t sluggish the unfold of coronavirus. All non important journey is not permitted, and the general public has been requested solely to depart the home as soon as a day to train or to make important journeys.
In the event you or the individuals you reside with have signs of COVID-19, you need to keep at residence.
Trains are persevering with to run throughout the nation, nevertheless, timetables have been closely amended and a few traces should not operating in any respect.
You need to test along with your rail supplier earlier than travelling to see if you’re nonetheless ready, and all prepare occasions will be discovered on the Nationwide Rail web site.
Train firms have agreed to supply refunds on advance tickets purchased earlier than, and legitimate for journey from, 7am on Monday, March 23 and have waived the standard refund/processing charges.
Well being Secretary Matt Hancock has introduced that the ExCel Exhibition Centre in east London is being became a short lived hospital with the assistance of the army.
It’s going to have two wards and have the ability to maintain 4000 sufferers.
He mentioned: “We are going to, subsequent week, open a brand new hospital – a short lived hospital – the NHS Nightingale Hospital on the Excel centre in London.
“The NHS Nightingale Hospital will comprise two wards, every of two,000 individuals. With the assistance of the army and with NHS clinicians we are going to be sure that we’ve the capability that we’d like so that everybody can get the help that they want.”