Covid 19 - What you need to know - Police Briefing
The National Police Chiefs’ Council and College of Policing have now issued a briefing on the Coronavirus Act which provides powers relating to potentially infectious persons and powers to the Secretary of State to issue directions relating to events, gatherings and premises.
As stated in the briefing, which can be found here:
“The response to coronavirus is evolving. We are learning more as the situation develops and we will brief you again in due course. This briefing is to get the most up to date information out to you as quickly as we can, but it is subject to change.”