Businesses ‘gutted’ as 23m face toughest Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Businesses ‘gutted’ as 23m face toughest Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions” – below is their description.

    About 55 million people in England face the two toughest coronavirus tiers when lockdown ends next week, with 23m of them in Tier 3. Thousands of jobs are at risk and businesses say they may not survive winter if the restrictions continue. Hospitality venues under the most severe restrictions will be closed in the run-up to Christmas, unless they can provide takeaway or delivery services, and households will be forbidden from mixing indoors.

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