Did you see the piece on the BBC website (so obvs it will be somewhat right of centre) about a single 'super spreader' in India who died of C19, it has lead to 40,000 being quarantined.
Now I might or might not be believing everything BoJo says. But what is the option? Do as I want? Everyone do as they want? No, we act as a single society and do as we are told. What we are being told to do changes but that is the nature of the beast. The time for looking back is (no surprise) as we get things under control!