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U.K. Warns Lockdown Could Be Tightened if Public Defy Rules

  • Boris Johnson remains in isolation with high temperature
  • Government faces growing pressure to reveal its exit strategy
People gather at Greenwich Park in London, U.K., on April 4.

People gather at Greenwich Park in London, U.K., on April 4.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg
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The U.K. will tighten a nationwide lockdown if needed to halt the spread of coronavirus, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said, as officials face demands to say how they will eventually lift the restrictions that have brought normal life to a standstill.