Hours before the city entered a strict lockdown, street parties erupted in Liverpool, prompting both condemnation and praise from Britain over the new coronavirus ban due to the country’s polarization.
The city of North England was placed in the highest risk category and its pubs and gyms were ordered to close after Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a three-tier system designed to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Liverpool residents are prohibited from socializing with other people inside and outside the home.
Hours before the crackdown took place, however, dozens of young people entered the city center, where they danced and participated in other forms of antisocial-spaced marijuana.
Videos posted on social media show the streets filling up after Liverpool’s pub was ordered to close indefinitely at 10pm on Tuesday night. People can be heard crowding and dancing while rejecting the newly implemented coronavirus ban.
In one clip, a mob can be seen around a police vehicle, as law enforcement tries to disperse the crowd.
This chaotic street carnival began to condemn the government. Work and Pension Secretary Theres Coffey told Sky News that the scenes were “Irresponsible and really frustrating.”
The mayor of the city, J. Anderson, Said Bringing the event “Shame” Accused mob of attacking Liverpool and police officers.
While many Britons were equally outraged, some Argued That there were students in that city which was surprising “Treat like Prisoners” Due to the coronavirus action, will eventually revolt.
Others expressed unparalleled support for the surprise. British businessman Simon Dolan, who has filed a legal challenge against the UK government’s Covid-19 ban, similarly called for street gatherings across the country.
The Liverpool City Region is currently the only area in the country that a “Very high” Risk from coronavirus. In the seven days to October 10, the city reported 3,164 new positive cases. More than one percent of Liverpool’s intensive care beds have been seized, raising concerns that its health system is overflowing.
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