Coronavirus UK updates: Packed streets as pubs empty at 10pm

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Coronavirus UK updates: Packed streets as pubs empty at 10pm
Coronavirus UK updates: Packed streets as pubs empty at 10pm

Pub-goers flooded into the streets of London immediately after 10pm on Thursday night after pubs and restaurants had to close their doors under the new coronavirus measures aimed at curbing the spread of infection, Kate Ng reports.

A small police presence was seen on pedestrianised streets in Soho, central London, but no problems were reported.

According to the Metropolitan Police, Commissioner Cressida Dick was patrolling the streets of Shoreditch with local officers “who were engaging with members of the public, to remind them of their responsibility to keep themselves and others safe to minimise the spread”.

Increased police presence to remain on streets in ‘public spaces with high footfall’, says Metropolitan Police

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