ANTI-LOCKDOWN protesters have descended on London regardless of warnings they face arrest.
MANY hit the streets of the capital – many not sporting masks – to protest the robust authorities measures to sluggish the unfold of coronavirus.
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Police put an anti-lockdown protester in handcuffs in central LondonCredit score: �2020 Martyn Wheatley / i-Photographs
An anti-lockdown protester will get put right into a van by policeCredit score: © 2020 Joshua Bratt
Police seize an anti-lockdown protester in King’s Cross, LondonCredit score: 2020 Martyn Wheatley / i-Photographs
Police cease an anti-mask protester in central London this morningCredit score: 2020 Martyn Wheatley / i-Photographs
It comes as England has lower than one week left of the second lockdown to deal with.
Police have been seen at King’s Cross in central London arresting protesters this morning.
One man was arrested and put right into a van on the ‘Our Motion’ demonstration the place they have been protesting in opposition to the lockdown, the Covid vaccine and sporting masks.
Yesterday, the number of UK coronavirus instances has in the present day dropped by 21 per cent in per week – with 521 extra deaths reported within the final 24 hours.
The determine is down by a fifth on final Friday’s rise (20,252) and follows a current pattern of infections slowing.
It brings the whole variety of optimistic take a look at ends in Britain to 1,574,562.
The Division of Well being revealed in the present day it had eliminated 1,283 historic instances from that determine as they have been “initially reported in error by the laboratory as optimistic”.
One other 521 extra fatalities have been confirmed, elevating the whole variety of Covid deaths in Britain to 57,551.
Right this moment’s rise in deaths is nearly similar – though barely larger – than final week’s leap (511).
It’s larger nonetheless, than the Friday earlier than that (376).
Final week, hundreds of angry anti-lockdown protesters chanting “freedom” clashed with cops.