UK and EU could strike an interim trade deal that gives some breathing space, says Philip Hammond.
Relaxing the measures now would damage the economy and public health, First Secretary Dominic Raab said.
UK prime minister remains under observation at a London hospital but is ‘in good spirits,’ spokesman said.
British PM urges people to stick to the social distancing rules as the weather becomes milder.
Britain looking to buy an extra 8,000 ventilators to treat coronavirus patients.
Johnson’s fortunes, like those of his hero, are now at the mercy of an epidemic.
US places 30-day travel ban on anyone who has been to the European Schengen area.
Second round of negotiations set to begin in London next week.