Indoor swimming pools and gyms have begun re-opening today in England, with social distancing measures in force – as part of the latest easing of lockdown restrictions. One club even laid on a class at midnight for those eager to resume their exercise regime.(Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)
But despite the Government’s new pledge to promote fitness and weight loss as a way to protect against coronavirus, many local facilities have stayed shut – warning that without financial support they will struggle to survive.
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In This Story: Lockdown
During the 2020 Covid-19 epidemic, lockdown has come to mean the practice of attempting to control transmission of the virus by means of restricting people’s movement and activities on a broad scale, usually on a national or state-wide basis.