The PM warns British people that if they not listening the advice designed to save lives , he could soon enforce a more serious lock-down did by Italy, France, Spain.
In his address , Mr Johnson said: “ I won’t think that you need to use your imagine very much to see where we might have to go, and we will think about this very actively in the next 24 hours.
“We must think about the kind of measures we’ve seen elsewhere – other countries have been forced to bring in restrictions on people’s movements altogether, now as I say I don’t want to do that.”
There was anger at scenes over the weekend of crowds flocking to parks, markets, beaches and beauty spots all together.
It came as an 18-year-old was thought to have become the youngest victim of the virus in Britain as the number of deaths in the UK now rose to 281.
The teen boy is believed to have been from Coventry.
There are growing fears that Britain is on a similar trajectory to Italy – scene of the world’s worst outbreak – where the death toll passed 5,000 over the weekend.