World News – GB – Nottingham to upgrade to level 3 from Thursday evening – CityAM

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Nottingham and parts of the surrounding county are set to step up coronavirus measures this week, in a move that will see nearly 800,000 people subject to level 3 restrictions, the government confirmed today

Residents of the town, along with residents of Rushcliffe, Gedling and Broxstowe, will face the most stringent level of restrictions from midnight on Thursday, as the government works to curb an increase in infections in the county

Ministers to review restrictions after 28 days, with hopes that the new measures will reduce the rate of infection in the northern region

Council bosses said sweeping changes were needed to ‘achieve lasting reductions in infection rates’ and’ help protect our vulnerable residents, the NHS and social services »

« Further measures specific to these areas of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire will be announced tomorrow », they added

Nottingham joins Warrington on the highest level of local lockdown restrictions, after ministers announced the Northern City will enter Rank 3 from midnight tonight

Infection rates in Warrington are currently among the highest in England, with 361 people infected per 100,000 people across all age groups, according to the Department of Health

Warrington Council leaders have agreed to a £ 6million government support package to protect jobs and livelihoods and boost testing capacity for its 210,000 residents

Health Secretary Matt Hancock thanked residents for their ‘sacrifices’, adding:’ I want to thank each of them for recognizing the gravity of the situation and for playing by the rules »

More than 79 million people in England are currently living under Level 3 restrictions, after Liverpool, Greater Manchester and large parts of Yorkshire entered the highest alert level last week

Strict restrictions mean a ban on mixing indoor and outdoor households with pubs and bars being forced to close unless they serve a ‘big meal’

Betting shops, adult gaming centers, casinos and software gaming centers must also close under level 3 restrictions

Another 196 million people across England live under level two measures, which means a ban on mixing households inside

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World News – GB – Nottingham to upgrade to level 3 from Thursday evening – CityAM



SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com/news/world-news-gb-nottingham-to-upgrade-to-level-3-from-thursday-evening-cityam/?remotepost=472553

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