UK's Brighton Beach almost empty in lockdown
Dateline: 11 April 2020 - Brighton
Date: 04/11/2020 06:38 PM
Brighton - 11 April 2020
1. Various of an almost empty Brighton seafront and beach
People appeared to heed the UK government's warning not to venture out on Saturday despite warm weather amid lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Normally the south coast city of Brighton would be packed over the Easter weekend, but the seafront and beach was almost empty.
A small number of cyclists and walkers were out in the warm sunshine, but seemed to observe the social distancing rules.
Britain on Saturday reported 917 more deaths, down from the peak of 980 recorded a day earlier.
The countryâ€™s overall death toll neared 10,000.
For most people, the new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks.
For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death.