Coronavirus: 'Don't tear the pants out of it' warns scientist on lockdown easing

The Deputy Chief Medical Officer Professor Jonathan Van-Tam has urged the public to be sensible and follow the guidance as lockdown eases in England.

Responding to a question by BBC's political correspondent Chris Mason about the easing of lockdown he said:

"Follow the guidance, don't tear the pants out of it, and don't go further than the guidance actually says".

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