England is too crowded

Photos show: British beach completely overcrowded!

From TRAVELBOOK | June 26, 2020, 3 p.m.

If you look at these recent photos, taken on Bournemouth beach on the south coast of England, you might think they were taken last summer. People jostle close together and enjoy the beautiful summer weather.

Thursday June 25th was the warmest day of the year in the UK yet. Apparently many British wanted to take advantage of this. They drove to the sea and enjoyed a supposedly carefree time in bright sunshine. But on many beaches there were far too many people in too small a space.

At Bournemouth Beach on the south coast, the situation even escalated to the point where the police had to intervene. In addition to the risk of infection with the corona virus, the authorities also complained about numerous administrative offenses, such as illegal parking. In addition, as the "Redaktionsnetzwerk Deutschland" reported, over 22 tons of rubbish were left on the beach.

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock has already threatened that the beaches will be closed if such a situation occurs again. The reported "Daily Mail".

Already overcrowded in May

A similar situation had already occurred on the beach in May. On the occasion of the Spring Bank Holiday, a public holiday in Great Britain, many Brits drove to the beach in the sun and 26 degrees. The photos were already making the rounds back then - and caused trouble.

By the way: Even if it doesn't seem like it, the distance rule still applies in England. A mouth and nose covering is recommended wherever it can get crowded. Actually, it meant buses and trains rather than the beaches ...

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