New coronavirus lockdown rules: everything you need to know; & how doctors are preparing for a second wave

Boris Johnson has revealed a swathe of new coronavirus restrictions, as the country tries to fend of the infection's apparent revival. There are curfews on bars, strict new face mask policies, even the halving of the number of guests you can invite to a wedding. Guidance on returning to the office has been reversed, with the government now urging people to stay at home if they can. The Prime Minister says it's not a full lockdown, but the Evening Standard's Jonathan Prynn says the economic impact is going to be enormous. 


And, our health editor Ross Lydall explains why doctors think they're better prepared for a second wave than they were for the first. He's been talking to medics who say they have a better understanding of how to treat the illness. He also reveals how London's biggest hospital has re-opened a mothball intensive care unit to help the city cope with a feared influx of new patients.


 

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