British police stated they arrested 104 Londoners on Thursday for breach of coronavirus laws, including that they anticipated extra arrests as policing operations continued into the night time.
People gathered in central London regardless of new restrictions which were imposed to restrict the unfold of the coronavirus.
“Tonight, a crowd of people chose to ignore the new regulations, to behave irresponsibly and meet in a dangerous manner. More than 100 of these people have now been arrested and will have to face the consequences of their actions”, the Metropolitan Police stated.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday ordered England again right into a nationwide lockdown from Thursday morning after the United Kingdom handed the milestone of a million COVID-19 circumstances and a second wave of infections threatened to overwhelm the well being service.
People have been ordered to remain at dwelling to fight a surge in new infections that scientists say may, if unchecked, trigger extra deaths than a primary wave that pressured a three-month lockdown earlier this 12 months.
“I would continue to urge people across the city to keep yourselves safe and stick to the regulations,” Met Police Commander Jane Connors stated.