40 the tube stations shut on Thursday in London, and 20,000 soldiers to be kept ready to be deployed in the whole of the united kingdom against infection with corona virus, reports the british media.
It was the news that the british woke up to, after prime minister Boris Johnson, with some hesitation, has sounded the alarm and notified that the schools must stay closed from Friday, and that large parts of the society put in the stand.
The latest figures for registered patients in the Uk is estimated to be 2226, of which 953 in London. 104 have died of Covid-19, which is virussygdommen in the outbreak.
There is a special fear that London, with its nine million inhabitants will be in 'the city with superspredning', writes the newspaper the Daily Telegraph.
the transport authorities in London will Thursday close 40 stations in an attempt to slow the spread with the infection, writes the newspaper The Guardian.
A whole undergrundslinje - Waterloo and City - will be taken out of operation Friday, and there will be fewer buses on the street. People are encouraged to use only trains and buses to 'essential travel'.
According to The Sun make the army ready to deploy 20,000 soldiers to combat coronavirus. There is created a special Covid-19-strength, consisting of 10,000 military personnel, which in other situations has been accustomed to be deployed to solve civil tasks. In addition, a service forces of 10,000 soldiers.
They must be ready to 'support the country in times of need', says major general Charlie Stickland to the newspaper.
It is intended that the soldiers should assist the public health service (the NHS). They must advance into the hotels next to the hospitals and to be ready to construct teltbyer, if there is a need for it.