Prime Minister Boris Johnson has threatened that if Britons are not following coronavirus rules — “we may have to do more” — and impose stricter measures.
Mr Johnson made the remarks on Monday after media reported sources saying that the government was considering enforcing harsher measures, including banning Britons from leaving the house more than once a week.
The prime minister said, according to the Evening Standard: “We’re going to keep the rules under constant review. Where we have to tighten them, we will.”
He continued: “In supermarkets, people need to be keeping their distance, making sure that they’re wearing masks, doing the right thing.
“We need to enforce the rules in supermarkets. When people are getting takeaway drinks, in cafes, then they need to avoid spreading the disease there, avoid mingling too much.”
Reiterating the point that the government will crack down harder on people’s freedoms if they are perceived to