Police forces across the UK and the government are warning people “not to go out this Easter weekend” and not to “flout the law.”
Last weekend thousands of people ignored the government advice and flocked to beaches and parks sunbathing and having picnics, which has continued.
The Welsh First Minister, Mark Drakeford warned on Friday the lockdown could be “tightened” to include banning people from “outdoor exercise.”
If there are any “large scale flouting of law he warns the ban could start, and added that fines could be increased.
However, Drakeford said he does not want to toughen the measures as the government rules are already “an enormous burden.”
The First Minister said, “We check every weekend with the police whether they think they have the powers they need… if they come to me to say they need more powers, they will get more powers.”
Northamptonshire Police chief constable Nick Adderley was asked would he arrest people for sunbathing or those who gather in groups.
He said, “Yes, it’s an option. What I’m saying is we’ve got to get really serious with this, people are dying every day.”
Police across the UK do have the power to enforce the lockdown rules if Covid Idiots do not comply with the law, and will receives fines, or arrest.
Chief constable Adderley said his officers have “stepped things up here” and are going to “hone in on” the “minority” who break the rules.