Coronavirus: Tougher rules for Liverpool, Warrington, Hartlepool and Middlesbrough - but one mayor vows to defy them The clampdown on social mixing is coming from Saturday, with more than 16 million people now living under harsher restrictions.

The clampdown on social mixing is coming from Saturday, with more than 16 million people now living under harsher restrictions.

Tougher coronavirus restrictions are being imposed on four new areas - but one mayor says they are "damaging" and he will not accept them.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has urged residents in the Liverpool city region, Warrington, Hartlepool and Middlesbrough not to socially mix with those from other households - except in outdoor spaces like parks and outdoor hospitality settings.

And he asked them to avoid "all but essential travel" - meaning people can still go to work and...
source: The Sky News

2020-10-01 16:26
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