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Bishopsteignton Lockdown Diary

Last night’s Government announcement and other news. The thoughts and feelings of the village as it faces the fifth day of lockdown.

News since last nights announcement

Coronavirus: UK deaths climb above 1,000 – BBC News

Coronavirus deaths rising fast in Europe and US – BBC News

“UK will do well to keep deaths under 20,000” – health official – BBC News

33,000 new UK hospital beds for coronavirus patients – BBC News

While responses to the Coronavirus Lockdown develop over the next few weeks, we want to record thoughts and actions in Bishopsteignton one day at a time. Please leave two or three sentences in the comments section below. Tomorrow we shall lock these comments and publish Day Six.

Posts on social media by local businesses and organisations made on this day

From Bishopsteignton Banter

From The Old Commercial Inn

From The Hair Studio