PRESTON are bracing themselves for a local lockdown, after the council asked residents to follow a number of extra restrictions in a bid to halt the spread of the virus.
The news comes as officials warn that Brits holidaying in France may have to face a two-week quarantine when they return to the UK.
Meanwhile, the UK government have announced that the list of settings where face masks are compulsory has expanded to include hairdressers, cinemas, and more.
Police can issue £100 fines for those caught breaking the rules.
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