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KentOnline Podcast: Opening hours of pubs cut and fines for rule breakers increased in tough new measures try to stop spread of coronavirus

The Prime Minister has announced a raft a new measures in a fresh bid to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Boris Johnson made a statement in the Commons at lunchtime following a warning from experts yesterday that we could see almost 50-thousand cases a day by mid-October.

Pub, bars and restaurants must now shut at 10pm, retail staff, waiters and taxi drivers should wear face masks and anyone caught breaking social distancing rules will face a £200 fine.

On today's podcast, Nicola Everett hears what experts have to say and finds out if we left lockdown too early.

Also in today's episode, the UK's biggest wine producer right here in Kent starts an early harvest and there's a new signing for the Gills.

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