In Hyde Park in London on Saturday was arrested 19 people who were protesting the quarantine because of the coronavirus. Ten offenders have received the notice on payment of a fine, the report said Scotland Yard.
“it is disappointing that a relatively small group in Hyde Park gathered together, clearly violating the rules and putting themselves and others at risk of infection,” said Deputy assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan police Lawrence Taylor. According to him, the guards showed restraint and asked the crowd to disperse voluntarily. Only after their refusal was followed by penalties.
the Demonstrators shouted such slogans as “vaccination Opponents deserve to be heard”, “Freedom overcomes fear”, also called the tyranny of the restrictive measures imposed in the country on 23 March, reports Sky News. According to some, in Hyde Park gathered a few dozen people. They defied the rule not to gather in groups to prevent infection with coronavirus.
the Agency Assoсiated Press States that among the protesters led away in handcuffs from a protest, was also piers Corbyn, the elder brother of the former leader of the labour party Jeremy Corbyn.
meanwhile, on may 13 in the UK began the first phase of the weakening quarantine. The population is allowed to sport on the street any number of times, to sunbathe, to travel by car to remote places of leisure. In addition, the work was started by employees of construction firms and the various sectors of the industry that can’t work from home.
it is Expected that June will open non-food stores and some schools, and in July of the restaurants, pubs, hotels, hairdressers and beauty salons. The number of people infected with coronavirus has exceeded 240 thousand, and the number of deaths – 34 thousand, the Ministry of health of great Britain.