Coronavirus sufferers and their contacts will be required by law to self-isolate or face fines of up to £10,000, amid fears the UK is losing control of the virus.
Those on low wages will receive £500 to stay at home as ministers try to break the chain of infection.
The new crackdown comes as Boris Johnson weighs up the introduction of further restrictions amid fears the UK could require a “circuit break” or face death tolls of hundreds a day within weeks.
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