Revellers hit the town for ‘one last party’ ahead of new Covid restrictions next week – Latest News

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A pair were also pictured dancing in the streets on Thursday night, after fears of a second lockdown from Monday.

In Newcastle, a group of young women were snapped walking home through the city centre after a night out.

It comes after the government announced a ban on social gatherings of more than six people, except in very limited circumstances such as weddings and funerals in a bid to prevent a second coronavirus wave

Revellers across the UK have hit the town for one last party ahead of the reintroduction of restrictions next week

Crowds were seen outside of pubs in London’s bustling Soho

Partygoers were seen in the streets of Newcastle

A group of girls enjoyed their post-night out food in the street in Cardiff

From Monday, social gatherings of more than 6 people will be banned except in specific circumstances

In London, large crowds were pictured outside some of the capital’s pubs, after it was announced social gatherings of more than six people would be all but banned from Monday.

Revellers have been pictured partying in towns and cities across the UK in one final bash before the reintroduction of strict coronavirus lockdown measures next week.

Police were seen having a word with a man who looked worse for wear in Newcastle, as officers remained on the lookout for any trouble.

On Wednesday, the word “pub” was trending on Twitter as the nation absorbed the news.

It comes after warnings emerged desperate revellers were planning a final party before the introduction of the new restrictions.

While in Birmingham, some young friends were seen enjoying their post-night out takeaway while sitting on the pavement.

While police bosses have warned Britain will look like “the last days of Rome” this weekend, with spiralling levels of drunken disorder and wild parties.

For people aged 19 to 21, that number rose steeply to 54 cases per 100,000.

The UK’s rate of coronavirus cases has shot up from 12.5 per 100,000 people to 19.7 per 100,000 people, prompting a new wave of lockdown measures.

Young people are believed to make up the bulk of new Covid-19 cases, following a sharp spike in recent weeks.

On the day of the announcement, England had just recorded more than 2,000 cases for a fourth consecutive day.

The changes will mean those from different households can no longer meet in groups of more than six.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has now announced a new set of lockdown measures aimed at combatting the spread of the virus and preventing a devastating second wave this winter.

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