Newspaper Round Up: 19th of September 2020

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Daily Express
The Daily Express says the UK's leading scientists have urged the government to consider "circuit break" measures for around two weeks to slow the spread of coronavirus infections. 
Guardian
The Guardian writes that scientists fear a second wave of coronavirus infections could cause as many deaths as the first if there is not a rapid change in public behaviour. 
Daily Telegraph
People in England could face tougher coronavirus restrictions - with ministers discussing options such as closing pubs and restaurants, imposing 10pm curfews or a nationwide ban on separate households socialising - reports The Daily Telegraph. 
Daily Mail
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has warned the prime minister not to risk damaging the economy further by going too far with coronavirus restrictions, the Daily Mail writes. 
Independent
The Independent leads on NHS hospitals being banned from carrying out their own coronavirus testing after the government capped funding for tests in the health service.
Times
Downing Street has been told that the UK is now six weeks behind Spain, which recorded 239 coronavirus-related deaths on Thursday, The Times reports. 
Daily Mirror
The Daily Mirror says the whole of England could face a two-week lockdown as coronavirus cases continue to rise. 
i
The prime minister has warned widespread coronavirus infections are "inevitable" as tougher restrictions now affect 13.5 million people, the i weekend reports.