‘Britain’s once busy and bustling streets resembled ghost towns this morning and last night as businesses started to announce closure dates amid the spread of the killer coronavirus.
One trade body, UK Hospitality, has announced that the job security of hundreds of thousands of people working in cafes, hotels and bars is under threat unless laws are changed before May.
London’s usually-packed streets, known to be the busiest in the UK, were eerily quiet this morning. Oxford Street was almost deserted, while shoppers were spooked from visiting Carnaby Street.
Shopping areas in Birmingham, Cambridge, and Bristol were also deserted, as Britain continues to sink into coronavirus hysteria and Prime Minister Boris Johnson comes under fire for alleged ‘complacency’.
Last night, popular nightclub streets in Leeds and the Midlands were quiet as revelers chose to stay home instead of risk contracting the deadly Covid-19 infection, which claimed its 21st UK life today.’
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