Lord Street stands empty during the nationwide lockdown because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Two years since Liverpool went into COVID lockdown - 15 eerie pictures of deserted streets from March 2020

It has been two years since the UK first shutdown due to the spread of coronavirus.

Wednesday, 23rd March 2022, 12:54 pm

On March 23, 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced restrictions in a bid to help handle the spread of COVID-19.

Residents were told to stay at home, to only go shopping for essential items and were allowed to have one form of outdoor exercise a day.

The world first took notice of the virus in December 31, 2019, as China alerted the World Health Organisation (WHO) about covid-19.

A month later the UK recorded its first two cases of the virus, while the first death came on March 4.

On March 11 the WHO announced that this was a pandemic.

As the nation entered lockdown the usually bustling streets of Liverpool stood deserted

Here we take a look back at the empty Liverpool streets at this time, two years on.

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