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UK Health Minister Says Pleased With Behaviour as Pubs Reopen after Ease in Covid-19 Lockdown

People walk with bags after shopping at the Selfridges department store in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

People walk with bags after shopping at the Selfridges department store in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Britain's health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday that he was pleased with how the easing of lockdown had gone.

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  • Last Updated: July 5, 2020, 2:07 PM IST
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LONDON (Reuters) - People in England appear to have broadly behaved themselves as pubs reopened this weekend, Britain's health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday, adding he was pleased with how the easing of lockdown had gone.

"From what I've seen, although there's some pictures to the contrary, very very largely people have acted responsibly," he told Sky News. "Overall, I'm pleased with what happened yesterday."

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