UK’s biggest sick day! Up to one in 5 Brits could be off work simultaneously

The Governments latest plans announced as Covid-19 cases continue to rise suggest up to 20% of us could be off work at any one time during the peak of the Coronavirus Epidemic.

Under guidance plans released the government have also said that the Police may need to focus on only responding to the most serious crimes and maintaining public order if the virus spreads with the Army able to provide support to emergency services if needed.

Other possible measures include school closures, reducing social gatherings and working from home.

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