March 29, 2020 / 9:27 AM / 2 months ago

UK should be prepared for significant period of coronavirus lockdown

Cyclists view the London skyline from Greenwich Park, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) - Britons should be prepared for a significant period in lockdown as the government tries to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, senior minister Michael Gove said on Sunday.

“Everyone I think does have to prepare for a significant period when these measures are still in place,” he told the BBC.

Reporting by Costas Pitas; Editing by Catherine Evans

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