By Katie Weston For Mailonline
Published: 10:43 GMT, 5 November 2020 | Updated: 10:43 GMT, 5 November 2020
England has shut up shop for November today as a new national Covid-19 lockdown begins with pubs, restaurants and non-essential shops once again being forced to close and members of the public ordered to stay at home.
Jokesters took to Twitter to share funny memes about 'Lockdown II: The Second Cummings' and filling their fridges with booze.
It follows shoppers rushing to stock up their trolleys before four weeks of having to stay at home and make only essential journeys.
The rush saw huge queues outside shops and beer being sold for just 99p a pint before it goes off.
Jokesters took to Twitter to share funny memes about 'Lockdown II: The Second Cummings' and filling their fridges with booze as England heads into a second national lockdown
Supermarkets and other food shops will stay open, and some have introduce new measures such as a limit on the amount of an item that can be purchased, and mandatory face coverings.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stated the lockdown is necessary to improve the chances of families being able to reunite for Christmas.
He has also pledged that, by the end of June, the results of all in-person tests would be back within 24 hours.
Stores across the nation have reemphasised a raft of rules to keep shoppers safe ahead of the latest lockdown, which came into force at midnight last night.
Aldi, Morrisons and Tesco