Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks in Downing Street as he returns to work following his recovery from Covid-19 on April 27, 2020 in London, England.
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The U.K. government has taken its first tentative steps to ease some strict coronavirus lockdown measures and slowly begin to reopen its economy.
From Monday, citizens who cannot work from home should be “actively encouraged” to go to work, but avoid using public transport if possible. People will also be allowed to take unlimited amounts of exercise.
In a televised addressed Sunday evening, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that very young children could be back at school by June 1 at the earliest, with older children having some time back at school before the summer break.
He added that “some hospitality places” could be open in July and stated it will “soon be time” to impose quarantine on people coming to the country by air.
Earlier on Sunday, Johnson tweeted confirmation that the government guidance…