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Louise Redknapp opened up to fans to confess she was struggling with lockdown following the first week of tough restrictions in the UK.
The 46-year-old singer took to social media on Friday to highlight that there were options for people to pick themselves up if they too were feeling down.
With Covid cases spiralling out of control in the UK to their worst statistics in months, the Government at the start of the week imposed a strict new lockdown forbidding people to leave home unless under very specific reasons.
And Louise revealed she is feeling the strain after a week of lockdown – which is expected to last for weeks to come.
Louise Redknapp opened up about 'struggling' with the latest UK lockdown
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Sharing a photo on Instagram at the end of the week, Louise wrote: "Hi guys Happy Friday.
"I’m definitely struggling at the moment so just wanted to say let’s all try and stick together, stay strong, stay positive.”
She added: ”And please remember your not alone there is always someone to talk to! Lots of love xxx"
Prime Minister Boris Johnson plunged the country into lockdown this week
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On Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a strict new lockdown with a “stay home” order for the nation.
People are only allowed to leave home for essential shopping trips, trips to medical and vaccination appointments, exercise, or to go to work in cases where working from home is not possible.
The decision had been made while cases of Covid were surging across the UK – with new strains leaving scientists fearing that more infectious versions of the virus were spreading across the country.
On Friday, scientists confirmed statistics had shown the highest number of Covid related deaths in one day in the UK since the pandemic began.
The fatality number had reached 1,325 in one day – while infection rates had reached 68,000 per day with fears the R Number had reached 1.4.
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Amid the bleak statistics was some hope – as the British Army took over planning of the vaccination process, with hopes that 200,000 British citizens will be vaccinated per day.
While a further vaccine had been authorised for use in the UK – the Moderna vaccine becoming the third approved in the country alongside the Pfizer and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
While also this week, new drugs tocilizumab and sarilumab were authorised for use in the UK – which are believed to help cut hospital treatment times by 10 days and are seen as a key new treatment in saving lives from the virus.