Hundreds of anti-lockdown protesters, including dozens of children, are at the Covid-19 & # 39; Freedom Rally & # 39; marched through Nottingham.
Crowds marched across the city's Old Market Square along its causeway and gathered outside the BBC building this afternoon – just days after the city fell into Tier 4 lockdown measures.
Organizers could be heard chanting anti-lockdown and anti-vaccination messages as they blocked streets and demonstrated in front of buildings, with little social distance when they stood next to children.
Some protesters held up signs that read, “4,091 Covid deaths this week. Let's have a party. & # 39;
Police were at the site of a march through Nottingham city center this afternoon as protesters labeled the Covid-19 pandemic a "joke".
Protesters claimed the Covid vaccine was actually "hydrogen with a biosensor" when they stood outside BBC headquarters
According to the Nottingham Post, one of the organizers was heard shouting, “Hydrogen is used with a biosensor with this needle. We need people who don't take this needle.
“Number one, save people from that needle. Wake people up. & # 39;
Nottinghamshire Police monitored the march but it is believed no arrests have been made.
The protest came just days after Nottinghamshire fell into Tier 4 measures on New Year's Eve – but protesters reportedly dispersed after the rain began.
The organizers approached officials, claiming the Covid-19 pandemic, which killed more than 75,000 people in the UK, was a joke.
The demonstration in Nottingham that afternoon ended after it started raining, according to local police
None of the demonstrators are said to have been arrested during today's protest
Nottinghamshire Police monitored the behavior of the crowd as they marched through town today
Today's protest called Covid-19 a joke, while official figures said there have been an additional 54,990 confirmed cases in the UK
As official figures released today show, there were an additional 54,990 laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, an 80 percent increase from 30,501 last week, while the death toll was up 43 percent.
Separate figures released by the UK's statistics agencies for deaths where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate show that there have now been 91,000 deaths from Covid-19 in the UK.
The numbers do not represent results across the UK as data on deaths from Scotland on Sunday were not reported.
With hundreds gathered in Nottingham to protest lockdown measures, patients from London and the south-east are expected to live in the Midlands to meet demand
Protesters of all ages gathered in Nottingham this afternoon to protest the measures taken by Covid-19 – but they dispersed as the rain fell
Official figures show there has been an additional 54,990 laboratory-confirmed cases of coronavirus in the UK, an 80 percent increase from 30,501 a year earlier, while the death toll rose 43 percent to 454 last Sunday
The NHS hospitals in the West Country are now preparing for a flood of critically ill patients from London as part of contingency plans. Confidence in the capital and the south-east is preparing to transfer patients to the south-west.
Patients in East England are being moved to the Midlands while the huge Nightingale Field Hospital at London's Excel Center is expected to reopen within 14 days amid warnings that health care could collapse if staff are "very, very tired" unable to cope with coping with a deluge of cases.
Today's protest came amid Labor leader Keir Starmer's call to announce a third national lockdown to curb climbing in Covid-19 cases
Parents took children to today's protest in Nottingham when organizers urged people not to take the potentially life-saving Covid-19 vaccine
Yesterday, the UK confirmed it had suffered 4,091 Covid-19 deaths in one week. Protesters held up placards with the figure adding, "Let's celebrate"
Following protests in Nottingham, Keir Starmer called for draconian countermeasures to take effect within 24 hours and condemned the Prime Minister for pointing out actions when he pulled his heels
People aged 30 and older are said to suffer from coronavirus in intensive care units across the country, it said today
Nottinghamshire Police followed hundreds of protesters through the city center today
The crowd blocked the outside of the BBC building in Nottingham today to tell people that Covid-19 is a hoax.
Two-thirds of the UK population are now in Tier 4, the rest in Tier 3 locks. Only the Isles of Scilly off the coast of Cornwall are in the easy level 2
Dr. Alison Pittard, the dean of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, claimed today that people aged 30 and over have coronavirus in intensive care units and that "younger people will die from Covid".
The spike in cases and deaths could lead to a third national lockdown as Sir Keir Starmer today called for new full-blown pressure to fight the virus, while Boris Johnson admitted stricter measures are "likely".
The Labor leader has dramatically called for draconian countermeasures to take effect within 24 hours and condemned the Prime Minister for pulling his heels on pointing to action.