BRITS flout lock rules for biking in the sun and exercising together while the UK enjoys a mini heat wave.
Photos taken today show people fail to distance themselves socially – despite UK head nurse begging Britons to stay home in memory of two hero nurses who lost their lives fighting the virus.
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At Regents Park, cyclists were photographed in close proximity to each other under the sun, against the government’s advice to keep 2 meters apart.
Groups of people could also be seen running and stretching their legs in the busy park in central London as temperatures rise to 20 ° C today.
In Paddington, a group of men were pictured training in a close-knit group while others, who appeared to be personal trainers, gave them advice.
Some have been seen using resistance bands anchored to a wall without gloves.
The police are also in force in Brighton in case the British descend on the seaside town to take advantage of the mini heat wave.
Cops have warned that anyone refusing to follow the UK’s lockout guidelines this weekend will be arrested.
Under drastic measures, the British should stay indoors and only go out for essential purchases, medical reasons, daily physical exercise and homework if possible.
Anyone who flouts the new crackdown will face fines of up to £ 1,000 or even arrests when the police have emergency powers.
Police also have the power to impose £ 30 onsite fines for meetings under the new legislation.
Those who continue to disobey can be arrested and locked up.
The CPS also said it would prosecute people who cough on or with emergency personnel during the crisis.
Doing so against emergency workers could be punished by up to a year in prison, while coughing as a threat to other key workers or members of the public could be charged with assault simple.
Head nurse Ruth May pleaded with the public yesterday not to leave their home in honor of 38-year-old Aimee O’Rourke and 36-year-old Areema Nasreen, who unfortunately died after caring for patients first line of coronavirus.
Two other medical assistants have also died in the past two days – with a total of nine doctors now killed by the virus.
Ms. May told the nation, “This weekend is going to be very hot and it’s going to be very tempting to go out and enjoy these rays but I ask you to remember Aimee and Areema, stay home for them . “
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Boris Johnson also urged the British not to go out and enjoy the sun this weekend because he revealed that he remains isolated because he is still sick with coronavirus.
Britain is ready for a mini April heat wave with temperatures up to 20 ° C.
But Boris said, “I just want to say one crucial thing, to everyone who is thinking about this weekend and what could be good weather.
“I think a lot of people will start to think that this has been going on for quite a long time and that they prefer to go out.
“Anyone can go a little crazy.
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“There may be a temptation to go out there, hang around and start breaking the rules.
“I just urge you not to do this.
“Please, please heed the advice now. “