It will see the current £100 penalty rise 100 per cent with each subsequent offence.
And organisers of illegal raves or unauthorised gatherings of more than 30 people could be hit with £10,000 fines.
The Prime Minister ordered the tough new penalty regime amid concerns a persistent minority are ignoring the rules designed to curb fresh infection spikes.
His crackdown came as he gave the go-ahead to a further easing of lockdown restrictions in England which had been postponed a fortnight ago.
Bowling alleys, skating rinks, casinos and indoor play centres for children can welcome back customers from tomorrow. Beauty salons, tattoo studios, spas and barbers can also offer close-contact treatments including eyebrows eyelashes and facials.
And wedding receptions with up to 30 guests will at last be able to go ahead.
Mr Johnson said: “Most people in this country are following the rules and doing their bit to control the virus but we must remain focused and we cannot be complacent.
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August 14, 2020