Coronavirus cases will peak over Easter if Brits respect the lockdown, experts predict – The Sun
CORONAVIRUS cases are set to peak over Easter in the UK, leading experts say.
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Jenny Harries said cases will rise for “two to three weeks” then fall if Brits respect the lockdown.
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She said: “If people have cut down their social interactions, we would start to see a change in the graph."
“The peak will be pushed forward but the height will be lower and we can manage NHS hospital care safely.”
Brits are shaming their neighbours for ignoring strict government rules by phoning cops.
Cops have said the 101 line has become inundated after officers were given special powers to impose Boris Johnson’s string of drastic measures.
Anyone who flouts the new crackdown will face fines of up to £1,000 or even arrest.
Police now have the power to issue on-the-spot fines of £30 for meeting, with legislation expected to be passed later this week.
The Met Police confirmed: "Police will be out as usual patrolling the streets of London and will use today to speak to people about the new restrictions to help reduce the spread of COVID-19."
"While we fully anticipate the public and business in London will want to adhere to the new restrictions, if we suspect anyone to be in breach of the restrictions we will speak to them, explain what the restrictions require them to do and ask them to comply in order to help prevent the spread of the virus and ultimately save lives."
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