British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has announced the closure of schools and cancellation of exams with a plan to publish emergency legislation to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
According to Evening Standard, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will on Thursday table the Emergency Coronavirus Bill that sets out measures aimed at slowing the spread and supporting the NHS and workers in the Commons.
With the capital suffering a faster spread of Covid-19, the legislation will be presented as the Army prepares to help out in the crisis and Londoners faced the prospect of greater restrictions,
In the UK, tens of thousands of people are thought to be infected while 104 people have died after testing positive for coronavirus.
Apart from those key workers playing their role to stop the spread of the disease schools across the UK were preparing to close to all pupils.
Nurseries, colleges and childminders, English schools will shut their gates on Friday until further notice.
A cancellation of GCSEs and A-levels in both England and Wales will be enforced as the PM has disclosed that there are plans for students to receive qualifications.
On closure of school, all schools will close for an early Easter break by Friday, in Scotland and Wales.
There is also a plan to decide will sit in Scotland or not.