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Coronavirus: Safety warning issued after beach and river deaths

May 29, 2020 - BBC

Two men died on Thursday at a River Avon location popular with swimmers The easing of lockdown restrictions coupled with scorching sunshine could tempt some of us to take a dip to cool off. But a spate of recent deaths has prompted stark warnings over the dangers of swimming in the sea and rivers. What can you do to stay safe?

The weekend could see highs of 28C (32F) and from Monday up to six people from different households will be able to meet in open spaces.

The heat and the ...