Revellers in London react on the dance floor shortly after the reopening at midnight on July 19. Thousands of young people danced the night away at “Freedom Day” parties as almost all coronavirus restrictions in England were scrapped. Nightclubs had been closed since March 2020. Photo: AP
Revellers in London react on the dance floor shortly after the reopening at midnight on July 19. Thousands of young people danced the night away at “Freedom Day” parties as almost all coronavirus restrictions in England were scrapped. Nightclubs had been closed since March 2020. Photo: AP

Letters | Covid ‘Freedom Day’ despite Delta surge a reckless move from the UK

  • It is naive to expect people to be self-disciplined enough to wear masks and practise social distancing when they are not forced to do so.