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UK: Londoners react to reopening of pubs amid easing of restrictions01:59

UK: Londoners react to reopening of pubs amid easing of restrictions

United Kingdom, London
July 5, 2020 at 00:37 GMT -00:00 · Published

Londoners reacted to the reopening of pubs on Saturday, amid an easing of coronavirus restrictions.

"Now I have the feeling that I'm back in London again. I finally see a lot of people, so, it feels really good," said Eva, a resident.

"In Great Britain everybody is a little more relaxed I think. I don't know if that's good or bad, but people are not wearing masks here. It's pretty much just partition screens so, I don't know, I don't think it's going to keep people from anything," commented another passer-by, Maria.

Pubs, restaurants and barbershops have reopened on July 4. Under the eased restrictions, the 2-metre distance rule is being reduced to 1 metre in England, with Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales opting against a reduction.

This comes as the UK experienced its lowest number of confirmed cases in a single day since March 15.

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Londoners reacted to the reopening of pubs on Saturday, amid an easing of coronavirus restrictions.

"Now I have the feeling that I'm back in London again. I finally see a lot of people, so, it feels really good," said Eva, a resident.

"In Great Britain everybody is a little more relaxed I think. I don't know if that's good or bad, but people are not wearing masks here. It's pretty much just partition screens so, I don't know, I don't think it's going to keep people from anything," commented another passer-by, Maria.

Pubs, restaurants and barbershops have reopened on July 4. Under the eased restrictions, the 2-metre distance rule is being reduced to 1 metre in England, with Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales opting against a reduction.

This comes as the UK experienced its lowest number of confirmed cases in a single day since March 15.

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