The chancellor explained there was no known cure for the virus, and that “it’s about winning time” when it comes to delaying its spread.
Other European countries, such as Italy, are also dealing with major outbreaks.
Italy has reported 12,462 cases of the illness, while France has recorded 2,284.
Spain follows shortly behind with 2,277 confirmed infections.
Published at Wed, 11 Mar 2020 22:26:00 +0000