Coronavirus map LIVE: UK lockdown returns - announcement IMMINENT as 10 million hit

TOUGH new coronavirus restrictions came into force across large parts of the country today as the number of people in lockdown rose to more than 10 million - with another major region next in store.

The new emergency measures cover Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, Sunderland and County Durham and more areas are expected to be added to the list today. Residents are banned from socialising in homes or gardens with people outside their own households or support bubble, food and drink venues are restricted to table service only and leisure and entertainment venues must close at 10pm.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock looks set to add...
source: Express

2020-09-18 12:20
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