Covid rules: Police shut down house party in Ryde

Isle of Wight police dispersed a house party in Ryde on Saturday night, because it was breaking coronavirus restrictions.

Officers came across “approximately 25 very drunk people”, they revealed in Facebook post.

Only socially distanced groups of six are currently allowed to gather, under the current coronavirus restrictions.

The party-goers will be dealt with by way of enforcement, said the force.

Meanwhile, cases of Covid-19 on the Isle of Wight are continuing to rise.

Confirmed tests here have now topped 500.

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