England’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty also said that COVID cases would re-emerge if people did not follow the rules.
Brighton police officers marched yesterday after thousands found each other.
The health secretary threatened that they would shut down the beaches if they were too busy and the attention of the people.
Matt Hancock told TalkRadio after the announcement of a “major incident” at Bournemouth beach: “Yes, we have that power.
“I hesitate to use it because people have a hard lock. Everyone should be able to enjoy the sunshine.
“We have that power – and if we see a spike in the number of cases, then we will take action.”
Britain’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty responds as he arrives at 10 Downing Street in central London on May 11, 2020. – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday announced a plan to release a nationwide shutdown, with schools and shops starting. open from June 1 – as long as infection rates are low.
England medical officer Chris Whitty
England’s chief medical officer, Professor Chris Whitty, echoed the warning, sending it to Twitter yesterday: “COVID-19 has gone down because of the efforts of everyone but is still being widely circulated.
“If we do not follow the guidelines of the civil penalty the charges will appear again. Naturally people will want to enjoy the sun but we need to do it safely for all.”
43,230 people died of coronavirus in the UK, and 149 people were reported dead on Thursday, according to the Department of Health statistics.
Paramedics were called back to Bournemouth beach yesterday after a ‘major incident’ was announced
Thousands of people marched to the beaches of Dorset and Brighton on a very hot day this year, when local officials reported on “closed roads”, fighting and camping all nigh
Environment Secretary George Eustice reminded the public that there are signs in Bournemouth telling visitors to “go home when it’s too busy”.
Heaps of rubbish were left across the park and the coast was packed as crowds flocked to Bournemouth during the hottest weather.
Bournemouth crowded beach
“We have taken the next steps to unlock the shutdown load … It is important that people look for ways to diversify our society.”
Meanwhile, Blueon Pavilion’s Green Member Caroline Lucas said prices in Bournemouth were “a concern” to all the seaside towns after police were called to the Promeade there.