UK should be prepared for significant period of coronavirus lockdown

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in London

LONDON (Reuters) - Britons should be prepared for a significant period in lockdown as the government tries to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, senior minister Michael Gove said on Sunday.

"Everyone I think does have to prepare for a significant period when these measures are still in place," he told the BBC.

(Reporting by Costas Pitas; Editing by Catherine Evans)