The British government has effectively banned having sex with someone you don’t already live with under new coronavirus laws intended to stop the spread of the disease.
While schools are set to reopen Monday and other restrictions have eased, it is illegal to have a “gathering” indoors of two or more people and to stay overnight in a residence other than your own.
Police are not generally allowed to enter a home unless other, non-coronavirus related laws are also suspected of being broken, however, according to a spokesperson for Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Police in the UK have come under criticism for enforcing coronavirus restrictions in a heavy-handed way, such as adding black dye to a popular swimming spot and using a drone to follow dog-walkers.
The Crown Prosecution Service has said it will be reviewing all lockdown fines and citations because of heavy-handed or unfair tactics.
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