PHOTOS UK to close cafes, pubs, restaurants as gov't offers payroll support amid COVID-19 outbreak

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UK to close cafes, pubs, restaurants as gov't offers payroll support amid COVID-19 outbreak

Xinhua

22:04, March 21, 2020

People go shopping in a Sainsbury's in London, Britain, on March 20, 2020. Cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close from Friday night across Britain in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. As of 9 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain reached 3,983, according to UK's Department of Health and Social Care. As of 1 p.m. (1300 GMT), 177 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. [Photo/Xinhua]

People go shopping in a Tesco supermarket in London, Britain, on March 20, 2020. Cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close from Friday night across Britain in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. As of 9 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain reached 3,983, according to UK's Department of Health and Social Care. As of 1 p.m. (1300 GMT), 177 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. [Photo/Xinhua]

People go shopping in a Sainsbury's in London, Britain, on March 20, 2020. Cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close from Friday night across Britain in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. As of 9 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain reached 3,983, according to UK's Department of Health and Social Care. As of 1 p.m. (1300 GMT), 177 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. [Photo/Xinhua]

People go shopping in a Tesco supermarket in London, Britain, on March 20, 2020. Cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close from Friday night across Britain in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. As of 9 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain reached 3,983, according to UK's Department of Health and Social Care. As of 1 p.m. (1300 GMT), 177 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died.[Photo/Xinhua]

People go shopping in a Tesco supermarket in London, Britain, on March 20, 2020. Cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close from Friday night across Britain in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. As of 9 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain reached 3,983, according to UK's Department of Health and Social Care. As of 1 p.m. (1300 GMT), 177 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. [Photo/Xinhua]

A woman goes shopping in a Tesco supermarket in London, Britain, on March 20, 2020. Cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close from Friday night across Britain in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. As of 9 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain reached 3,983, according to UK's Department of Health and Social Care. As of 1 p.m. (1300 GMT), 177 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. [Photo/Xinhua]

People go shopping in a Tesco supermarket in London, Britain, on March 20, 2020. Cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close from Friday night across Britain in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. As of 9 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain reached 3,983, according to UK's Department of Health and Social Care. As of 1 p.m. (1300 GMT), 177 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. [Photo/Xinhua]

Shoppers line up outside an Asda store in South London, Britain, on March 20, 2020. Cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close from Friday night across Britain in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. As of 9 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain reached 3,983, according to UK's Department of Health and Social Care. As of 1 p.m. (1300 GMT), 177 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. [Photo/Xinhua]

People go shopping in a Sainsbury's in London, Britain, on March 20, 2020. Cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close from Friday night across Britain in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. As of 9 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain reached 3,983, according to UK's Department of Health and Social Care. As of 1 p.m. (1300 GMT), 177 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. [Photo/Xinhua]

People go shopping in a Sainsbury's in London, Britain, on March 20, 2020. Cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants must close from Friday night across Britain in a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 outbreak, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday. As of 9 a.m. local time (0900 GMT) Friday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Britain reached 3,983, according to UK's Department of Health and Social Care. As of 1 p.m. (1300 GMT), 177 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 have died. [Photo/Xinhua]

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