Defiant Britons ignored Boris Johnson’s plea to ’stay at home this weekend’ as vast crowds flocked to the country’s beauty spots and Saturday food shoppers shunned wearing face masks in supermarkets. The Prime Minister yesterday released a video calling on the public to ‘think twice’ before leaving the house as he moved to cool rising optimism that the coronavirus outbreak is starting to ease and the vaccination drive is making good progress. The PM urged everyone to behave as if they have the virus, warning that asymptomatic ‘silent spreaders’ are unwittingly fuelling the crisis and the next person infected ‘could be you’. But his warning appears to have done little to put off revellers who flocked to rural spots across the country to soak up the winter sunshine. London’s Victoria Park was jammed with weekend walkers left with few options but to venture to the great outdoors as England’s nation-wide lockdown forces all non-essential shops to close. Bournemouth’s sea front was jam-packed with people exercising today – while police were seen speaking to revellers relaxing on outdoor benches. And, as cases continue soar well above what was seen in the first wave, the Prime Minister on Friday urged shoppers to only touch… Read full this story
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