The British Prime Minister Is Telling Cafes, Pubs And Restaurants To Close Tonight To Contain Covid-19
He has also instructed nightclubs, cinemas, theatres, leisure centres and gyms to shut
Earlier it was revealed the number of people who've died after contracting coronavirus across the UK has risen to 177.
In England it's risen by 39 - the biggest increase in a day.
Boris Johnson says people need to take the coronavirus outbreak seriously.
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