Millions of workers across the country have today started to work from home in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus, leaving empty carriages on trains and spacious roads up and down the UK. Some train service are facing a complete axe as the transport secretary today claimed that a decline in passengers would lead to services being cut. Many workers based in London this morning snubbed public transport and a District Line tube had just a handful of passengers on what would usually be a packed train. This is while London Euston, a station that connects London to other areas of the country such as Birmingham, Glasgow and Chester was also quiet with just a handful of people roaming around outside. So far in the UK coronavirus has killed 35 people and there have been 1,372 confirmed cases and official guidance has recommended that people should implement social distancing where possible. The government has not yet told businesses to close their offices and companies allowing their staff to work from home are doing so as a precaution in order to prevent the spread of the disease across their work forces. It was revealed yesterday that the over 70s… Read full this story
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