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£10,000 fine for student party—and university lockdowns for others

Fears that student gatherings could accelerate the spread of Covid19, raising the risks of more cases and new lockdowns, have featured in recent media coverage, along with crackdowns on students who ignore coronavirus restrictions.

In Nottingham, police issued a £10,000 fixed-penalty notice to a 19-year-old student after they were called to a loud late-night party, according to NottinghamshireLive:

The Guardian has also reported on university reopenings and concerns among communities about the possible spread of coronavirus:



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