Imposing new lockdown throughout England

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced the imposition of a new lockdown against COVID-19 across the UK, ordering citizens to stay home to limit the spread of the new most contagious strain of the coronavirus.

“We have to enter a new national lockdown, strict enough to limit the spread of this new strain,” Johnson said in a televised address.

“This means that the government is once again ordering you to stay home.”