PBS NewsHour

In Britain, fears that reopened pubs will drive virus spread

Clip: 07/06/2020 | 6m 13s Video has closed captioning.

In Britain, pubs reopened over July 4th weekend after nearly three months of coronavirus lockdowns. Patrons expressed their desire to get out and socialize after the long period of isolation, and business owners took special precautions to prepare. But many revelers ignored appeals for social distancing, and police had to disperse drunken crowds. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

Aired: 07/06/20

Rating: NR

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