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Boris Johnson is writing to every household in the UK to urge the public to stay at home during the coronavirus “national emergency”.
In his letters, the Prime Minister will warn that “things will get worse before they get better” as he stresses the need to stay indoors to support the NHS.
He will write to the country from No 10 Downing Street, where he is self-isolating after testing positive for Covid-19.
At an anticipated cost of £5.8 million, the letters will land on 30 million doorsteps along with a leaflet spelling out the Government’s advice after much public confusion.