New lockdown rules for North West, Midlands and West Yorkshire

Tough new lockdown rules have been announced for parts of the North West, Midlands and West Yorkshire, in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus.

It comes after curfew measures for the north-east of England came into affect from midnight, including a ban on mixing with members of other households and pubs and restaurants being forced to shut between 10pm and 5am.

New lockdown restrictions will come into force on Tuesday in Merseyside, Warrington, Halton, and Lancashire,...
source: Metro

2020-09-18 14:26
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