Boris Johnson has actually alerted that fresh air does not offer immunity versus coronavirus and people need to stay two metres apart.
The prime minister stated that while open areas are “crucial for health, physical and mental well-being”, the federal government’s suggestions need to be taken seriously.
“Don’t think that fresh air in itself automatically provides some immunity,” he stated throughout a COVID-19 rundown in Downing Street.
“You have to stay two metres apart and you have to follow the social distancing advice.”
He added: “Take this advice seriously, follow it, because it’s absolutely crucial.”
If people do refrain from doing that, there is “no doubt that we will have to bring forward further measures”, Mr Johnson stated.
The prime minister informed press reporters that the “best bet” to stop the spread of coronavirus was to “to stay at home if
you potentially can”.
He likewise thanked the “vast majority” of people who are “behaving incredibly responsibly”.
The Neighborhoods department stated the federal government was “not telling parks to close”, including that it was for “local councils to decide whether or not to keep their parks open”.
People who do not have coronavirus signs can opt for a walk as long as they are avoiding each other, it stated.
There have been cautions that some significant parks in London might be shut if social distancing suggestions is not followed amidst great deals of visitors.
London is seeing about a 3rd of all UK deaths from COVID-19
The Royal Parks, which handles a variety of open areas in the capital, has actually advised people to”keep a safe distance from others” If people “do not follow social distancing guidelines, we will have no choice but to close the parks”,
It added on Twitter that.
Authorities on Sunday avoided traffic from getting in Richmond, Bushy and Greenwich parks, with only employees holding a license enabled to utilize the car parks.
Hammersmith and Fulham Council has actually currently shut its parks from 7pm on Sunday “until further notice”, while Kew Gardens has actually been closed “as a precaution to limit the spread of coronavirus”.
London mayor Sadiq Khan released a plain message on Twitter for all those in the capital, informing them that “life has changed”.
“Do not leave your home unless you have to,” he tweeted.