GOV.UK CORONAVIRUS TEXT ALERT
For the first time, all the UK's mobile networks are sending out a government message to their customers with details of the new shutdown measures.
The text reads:
GOV.UK CORONAVIRUS ALERT. New rules in force now: you must stay at home. More info and exemptions at gov.uk/coronavirus Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.
Some customers have already received the message, while others are set to get it later in the day. #coronavirus