Astronaut gives tips for handling isolation London — The United Kingdom woke up Tuesday to a country-wide lockdown. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced strict new measures Monday night to close all but “essential” businesses and keep people largely confined to their homes. The move came after weeks of criticism that the government wasn’t doing enough to fight the U.K.’s coronavirus outbreak. “From this evening I must give the British people a very simple instruction: You must stay at home,” Johnson said in a pre-recorded address delivered straight to camera. The iconic Abbey Road crossing is seen after a re-paint by a Highways Maintenance team as they take advantage of the COVID-19 coronavirus lockdown and quiet streets to refresh the markings on March 24, 2020 in London, England. Getty The only reason people are permitted to leave their homes now is to get essential supplies and exercise — but they’ve been  urged to use food delivery services, and are permitted only one workout per day outside their homes, either alone or with other members of the same household. “At present there are just no easy options,” Johnson said. “The way ahead is hard, and it is still true that many lives


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