Today was the day when millions of Britons were forced to come to terms with wholesale changes to their daily lives.
But of course, people in every corner of the world are being affected by the Covid-19 outbreak.
We're pausing our live coverage for now but we'll continue to bring you updates across the BBC News website until our teams in Asia pick things up.
Here are today's headlines:
- The UK unveiled "unprecedented" financial measures to support the economy, including mortgage holidays for those in financial difficulty and loans to businesses
- The death toll in Britain rose to 71 and we were told the actual number of cases could be as high as 55,000
- The British-Iranian charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was temporarily released from prison in Tehran because of the outbreak
- The US said it was considering sending money directly to Americans as part of a $1tn (£830bn) stimulus package aimed at averting an economic crisis
- The European Union, meanwhile, announced it would ban travellers from outside the bloc for 30 days. The Euro 2020 football competition was also postponed by a year
- In Italy, which has registered the most cases outside China at more than 31,500, deaths surged from 2,150 to 2,500
- The number of confirmed cases in Spain soared by 2,000 to 11,178, France spent its first day under strict lockdown and Belgium announced it would follow suit
- But Iran remains the world's third-worst-affected nation with 16,000 confirmed cases
- China reported just one new domestic infection on Tuesday - but 20 more from people arriving from abroad
- The virus has now infected more than 185,000 people worldwide across 159 countries and territories
We leave you with this gallery showing how the virus has emptied cities around the world.