Ministers are poised to announce further localised measures, with pub curfews and a ban on households mixing across areas of the north-east from Friday.
Sunderland, Gateshead, Newcastle, Northumberland, South Tyneside and County Durham are set to go back into lockdown after a surge in cases. The restrictions will cover two million people.
Meanwhile, schools are drawing up plans to go part-time if the testing chaos continues, with headteachers warning that they will need to instigate rota sys…
Greater Manchester placed on RED ALERT as covid-19 cases rocket in all 10 boroughs at highest rate since April – The Sun
GREATER Manchester has been placed on RED ALERT as coronavirus cases rocket in all ten boroughs.
Case numbers have surged to levels equal to or higher than what was seen in April for some areas, as Manchester records 100 positive cases for three days in a row.
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All 10 of Greater Manchester’s boroughs are now on red alertCredit: Mercury Press
Even at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic and national lockdown, the highest number …
‘Take out to help out’ could replace restaurant deals as doctors call for Britons to stay at home – Evening Standard
The British Medical Association is calling for tighter restrictions to avoid a second national lockdown
Doctors are calling for an urgent tightening up of coronavirus restrictions in England to avoid another fully-blown national lockdown.
Unless current Covid-19 infection rates are swiftly reduced, the NHS will once again be crippled, the British Medical Association (BMA) warned on Saturday.
The intervention comes just hours after Boris Johnson admitted that a second wave of the pandemic had reached the UK.
The BMA said that while it did not want to see the country shut down again, the inadequa…
Another rise of coronavirus cases in Bristol – latest daily figures – Bristol Live
Here is the latest Covid-19 update for Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and Bath & North East Somerset
Another 21 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in and around Bristol in the latest daily figures.
Public Health England has today (September 19) announced case rises in every local authority area of the Bristol region.
In the city itself, there were six positive Covid-19 tests in 24 hours, taking its total to 1,687.
North Somerset saw a rise of seven, South Gloucestershire five and Bath & North East Somerset (B&NES) three.
It means there have been 1,065 cases in North Somerset sinc…
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