The streets are almost empty on the first day of lockdown 5th of Novemeber 2020, London, United Kingdom. The view from Shorteditch in East London to the City of London. The streets were unusually quiet and almost empty on the morning of the first day of the national lockdown. The UK Govenrment introduced a 4 week lockdown from November 5th - December 2nd to combat the cororan virus outbreak. It is the second national lockdown in the UK.