Is the lockdown breaking down in some areas?

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Published on April 28, 2020 by

Boris Johnson has urged people not to lose patience with the lockdown but there’s concern that some people are doing just that.

Police in North Yorkshire say they have recently received abuse as they tried to turn people away from beauty spots. So is the lockdown falling apart in some areas? And what are the options for lifting it?

Meanwhile some health workers are still struggling to get a test for coronavirus. That’s the warning from the British Medical Association. It says that since the government increased the number of people eligible for testing to 10 million key workers and their families, the online system has been fully booked.

The government target is to reach 100 thousand tests a day by the end of the month but yesterday just 37,000 tests were carried out

Huw Edwards presents BBC News at Ten reports from North of England Correspondent Danny Savage, Science Editor David Shukman and Health Editor Hugh Pym.

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