He added that large swathes of the North had been placed under Tier Three despite seeing 'very nice declines' in infections because they've 'still got high levels of disease'. But, adding a ray of hope, he said they may well be moved down to Tier Two in January which would be 'enough to stop cases from rising again'. … [Read more...] about Only THREE authorities in England saw Covid infection rates rise last week, official data reveals – even though 99% of the country will be in Tier 2 or 3 next week
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"There are some people who will find it easy to quarantine on their return but many people can't and they also may not be able to afford it, especially if they're a family of four, it could cost hundreds of pounds for them to get a private test after five days. … [Read more...] about Passengers can shorten quarantine to 5 days from December – but only if they pay for it
Under the plans, which have been submitted to the central government, the current midnight to 6am curfew would be replaced on those days by one running from 1.30am to 6am. At all other times over the festive period, gatherings would be limited to six people and the 12am to 6am curfew would remain in force. … [Read more...] about ‘A Christmas not like others’: Europe wrestles with festive Covid rules
Speaking at a Downing Street press conference, he said: "The message is that the tiers worked in terms of slowing but didn't work in terms of flattening and reversing it. … [Read more...] about Govt graph reveals how close YOUR area is to moving up or down Covid lockdown tiers