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The UK has gone into full coronavirus lockdown with the British public ordered to stay at home.

People will only be allowed to leave their home to do essential work, exercise or buy food or medicine.

All non-essential shops, premises and places of worship will be closed down, with weddings and baptisms banned.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the new rules would be enforced by the police with fines imposed on those breaking them.

The announcement comes as the latest data suggests the UK is just two weeks behind the level of crisis seen in Italy.

The UK has so far recorded at least 6,650 coronavirus cases and 335 deaths.

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