We can 'turn the tide' on coronavirus within 12 weeks - Boris Johnson

Prime Minster Boris Johnson says the country can begin to win the battle against coronavirus within the next 12 weeks.

Giving the daily address to the nation the Prime Minister believes the nation can 'turn the tide' on the virus within three months if everyone adheres to the emergency measures and government advice.

Johnson stressed the importance of following the advice of social distancing, avoiding unnecessary contact and working from home as much as possible.

"It is by this combination of ruthless, determined and collective action and scientific progress , that we are already saying, that we will succeed."

Johnson also urged business to stand by their employees and workers and the government will stand by business and revealed there will be more information in the next day.