The new guidance means that, from today, you must stay at home. You may only leave your home to:
The police can take action if you leave home without a ‘reasonable excuse’ and issue you with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £200 for the first offence, doubling to a maximum of £6,400 for repeat offences.
Full guidance on the new national restrictions can be found on the government’s webpage.
Make sure you and your children follow these general principles to prevent spreading any respiratory virus:
The video shows the most effective way of washing your hands
Resources to explain Coronavirus to children.