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UK: COVID-19 update!

THOUSANDS of Brits have been reported to police for breaking the 14-day quarantinerule.

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said this morning that 4,200 people have been referred to police after returning from a number of destinations abroad and not quarantining.

Switzerland, Jamaica and the Czech Republic have been added to the UK’s quarantine list.

Brits returning after 4am on Saturday will need to isolate for 14 days.

This comes as Man Utd’s Paul Pogba tested positive for the deadly virus.

The news was confirmed earlier today by France’s international manager Didier Deschamps in a press conference.

The Eat Out to Help Out scheme is due to end on Bank Holiday Monday August 31.

But some chains have chosen to continue to offer 50% off deals at their own cost.

Meanwhile, 1,522 new positive cases and 12 deaths were recorded on Thursday August 27.

The death toll now stands at 41,477.

— the SUN