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Last updated: Thursday, 17 September, 2020, 06:42

The North East looks set to become the latest area in England to come under local restrictions as coronavirus cases rise.

Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes said “additional, temporary” measures are being planned to prevent another full lockdown.

He said he expected Health Secretary Matt Hancock to make an announcement on Thursday morning.

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source: Yorkshire Evening Post

2020-09-17 09:02
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