Mayors in north of England reject UK government’s local lockdown support plan

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    Political leaders across Northern England say the areas facing more stringent lockdowns need urgent financial support – or residents will face even more hardship over the winter. Boris Johnson is due to outline a new three tiered system of restrictions for England on Monday – which could shut down venues like pubs and restaurants in the worst hit areas. We’ve been to Oxford – where infections have risen high enough to trigger an alert across the county. o

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    In This Story: Three Tier System

    On Monday 12th October 2020, the UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, set out a new three tier system for managing the Covid-19 pandemic in England.

    The levels are set at medium, high, and very high.

    In very high areas of infection rate, travel and meeting other households will be severely restricted.

    For full details, see the UK government announcement here.

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