March 24, 2020 3.19 pm
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Lincoln’s coronavirus lockdown measures have resulted in eerily quiet scenes across the city, with people appearing to finally take lockdown seriously.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to only leave their houses for essential work and supply runs, and for distanced exercise once a day, in his COVID-19 announcement on Monday, March 23.
Lincoln’s bailgate looking quiet under lockdown. Photo: Steve Smailes for The Lincolnite
The castle won’t be having many visitors today. Photo: Steve Smailes
Lincoln’s biggest attraction, the cathedral, looking lonely. Photo: Steve Smailes
Once voted Britain’s best street, Steep Hill isn’t busy today. Photo: Steve Smailes
Even the supermarkets are now feeling the effects of self-isolation.
Any toilet roll? Tesco car park close to empty. Photo: Steve Smailes
More shops closing around the city. Photo: Steve Smailes
Lincoln’s roads tend to be very congested during rush hour, but that isn’t the case today.
Typically a busy street, Wragby Road was peaceful this morning. Photo: Steve Smailes
Wonder if this will go ahead? Photo: Steve Smailes
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