On Monday evening, Boris Johnson bowed to pressure and put the UK into a lockdown scenario in order to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus.

With his pleas for social distancing clearly falling on deaf ears and people continuing to congregate in public areas and potentially exposing themselves to the illness, the prime minister was forced to introduce stricter measures to keep people safe and preserve their health.

Now the British public must stay in their houses at all costs except for trips to shops for basic necessities such as food and medicine. People are allowed to also to exercise once a day outside, be that jogging, walking or cycling. Travelling into work is also allowed for those that can't work from home. All social events such as weddings have been cancelled with funerals of close family members being the exception. People must associate with the people they live with and gatherings of more than two people have been banned, with police given permission to issue on the spot fines and disperse gathers.

These rules are likely to be in place for at least three weeks, with the government expected to review the situation afterwards and either tighten or loosen the regulations.

As Brits prepare to adjust to this new way of life, which could last for an unknown amount of time, the good folks of Twitter began to share thoughts and they were as funny as you can imagine.

Going for one walk a day could prove difficult for some.

As we adjust to a more digital way of life, people are preparing themselves to be disappointed by people in a whole new way.

What if you have a third friend?

Also, remember Brexit and the 'end of freedom of movement'? Well no one expected it to look like this.

And what about that text message that we all received this morning?

Maybe we should spare a thought for Boris Johnson at this time, whose dream of becoming prime minister isn't exactly turning out how he would have imagined.

All we can hope is that everyone is looking prim and proper when this is all over.

Of course, there will be some who think that everything will be fine and they can go about things as normal...

The Covid-19 outbreak has so infected more than 6,000 people in the UK and sadly resulted in 335 deaths.

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